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Stained Glass 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 2 pitches, 180'
Original:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Dan Hare and Fremont Shields, 1998
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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001

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Start at the gully left of Wrinkles in Time.

P1. Climb the gully to a steep headwall. Crank a difficult overhang and continue up sustained slab climbing to a bolted anchor. 11a, 100', 10 bolts.

P2. Climb some heady slab moves to the top. 11c if you follow the bolts, easier if you use the corner to the right. 6 bolts.


Fully bolted. 2 pitches. You may want some gear for the initial gully, especially if it's wet.

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By Bruce Pech
Jun 25, 2001

A Dan Hare (who else) route ca. Spring 1999. I think he named it "Stained Glass." First pitch is probably .11a with two cruxes and 10 bolts (a burly move right off the deck and easier but delicate moves about halfway up). Second pitch is very thin slab climbing if you follow the direct line from bolt to bolt; a little easier (10+?) if you stay near the right margin of the slab at bolts 4 & 5 until a traverse left above the fifth bolt. Finishes with a short headwall after a runout. 6 bolts on the second pitch. Recommended.
By David Hous
From: Boulder, Colorado
Sep 4, 2001

Rossiter shows it sharing the start with Soul on Ice, but there's another bolt down to the right of that start. This web description makes it sound like that's the start, anyone know? And does anyone know the name/grade of the long bolted line to the right but left of Wrinkle in Time? David Houston
By Anonymous Coward
Jul 26, 2002

The line in between is unknown but sees to be 10c-d? ish (Dream Canyon ratings). My partner from England led it slowly and called it about that. If you go straight up the bolts the crux is at the third bolt; it might be 11a (Dream Canyon ratings). Dream Canyon definitely feels a little inflated.
By Joshua Lewis
Sep 16, 2002

The first pitch is awesome and sustained mid-10 climbing. Outside of 2 moves (which were well protected), it all felt like 10a-10c climbing...very, very fun.
By Matt Juth
From: Evergreen
Jul 10, 2004

Just did the second pitch. 10d , great moves, but a little goofy, because you have to avoid using the corner. One of the bolts was just freshly moved on the slab (still rock dust all over).
By Tom T
May 29, 2006

I did this route today. Pretty fun...I'd agree with the previously mentioned rating of 5.10c for P1. Certainly no harder than 11a. The crux was balancy and awkward, but not too strenuous.
By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
May 29, 2006
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

The "unknown route" right of Dry Ice is Stained Glass; it is in the database.
Aug 7, 2006

Careful of loose rock at the base of the pitch 2 roof. Two toaster+ sized blocks were pulled off from here last weekend, hitting close to where I was at the pitch 1 belay and ending up near the base of Wrinkles in Time - where fortunately no one was at the time. Also, the anchor situation seems strange for routes starting from this gully - no anchors at the start of any of the routes even though ~40' off the deck, so some trad gear is helpful to anchor the belayer before the 1st bolt is clipped. Also, routes left of Stained Glass appear to have no upper anchors.

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