REI Community
Primo Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Battle With a Bush T 
Breakfast Club S 
City Slickers S 
Crying Flyboys S 
Doomsday Birthday T 
Eternal Recurrence S 
Flying Child S 
Flying Cowboys S 
Grim Aura S 
Groan Up S 
Halle-Bop S,TR 
Hangman S 
Hooves! T 
Inner Gorilla S 
Killer Pillar S,TR 
Less Happy Fun Time S 
Mildage S 
Mirthmobile S,TR 
Moving Out S 
Portrait in Flesh S 
Portraits of Gorillas S 
Primetime To Shine S 
Primeval S 
Problem Child S 
Public Play S 
Public Solitude S 
Public Suck Shine S 
Relative To Standing S 
River Run S 
Shine S 
Squeeze Play S 
Squeezing My Will to Live S 
Suburban Cowgirls S 
Sucking My Will to Live S 
Sucking My Will to Squeeze S 
Super Happy Fun Time S 
Suspended Sentence S 
Tater Tot S 

Suspended Sentence 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: Alan Nelson, Annette Bunge
Page Views: 124
Submitted By: Alan Nelson on Aug 13, 2001

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Suspended Sentence.

  • Private land MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    This is the lefthand of the two big roof routes at the far right end of the Primo Wall. It shares the start with "Hangman" to the second bolt.

    Where "Hangman" traverses right, continue straight up to the roof crack above. The crack contains a finger-eating lock (you'll know which finger to tape after you let this puppy chew on you), followed by a big blind reach out right for a sloping jug and a reach back left for the lip and the anchor hooks.

    If you ever wanted to know what a 5.12b fingerlock feels like, this is it. Just be thankful you don't have to fish in a crummy piece of gear to protect it like they did back in the olden days.


    Five bolts to a pair of 1/2" open hooks.

    Comments on Suspended Sentence Add Comment
    Show which comments
    By Kevin Capps
    From: Golden, CO
    Apr 7, 2013
    rating: 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

    I got on this thing today after looking at it for a few years and found it to be tougher than it looks. It needed a bit of cleaning and chalking up, and the fingerlocks were in crumbly rock and not solid, but it felt hard for the grade. Maybe the fingerlock has widened over the years. Overall, kind of interesting climbing on the upper half.
    By Jay Samuelson
    From: Denver CO
    May 19, 2013
    rating: 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

    I thought this was a fun route, although short-lived. Hangman is definitely better, but after coming to Primo for 5 years, I'm glad I finally did this one. I agree with Kevin, it's tougher than it looks, but I never found any finger-eating finger locks up there. Overall the rock seemed solid and the jams decent, albiet tough.

    Mountain Project

    The Definitive Climbing Resource

    MTB Project

    Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

    Powder Project

    Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
    FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About