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Tangerine Fat Explosion 

YDS: 5.12c French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: IX- ZA: 27 British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 65'
Original:  YDS: 5.12c/d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Kevin Wilkinson
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Submitted By: Luke Bertelsen on Aug 19, 2012

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Right in the midst of the bouldery section.


THIS ROUTE IS THE SHIT!!!, and it's a bummer it doesn't get much traffic as it is the very last route on the far end of French Cattle Ranch. The business is right off the ground with a stout bouldery start that lasts for about 4 bolts. Unlike the neighboring route, Team Whiny Baby, the difficulty lies in powerful long moves between decent holds. Once you're through the lower crux there is a cruiser section with even longer moves between giant pods. You will wish this could go one forever. One final crux guards the anchors and this can be a heartbreaker as the holds drastically shrink in size. DO THIS ROUTE!!


Easy to find. Keep walking to the far end of FCR, down a small hill just beyond the Back 40 wall. It's currently the last route on the wall.


Bolts and chains w/ lowering biners.

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By davidgilboy
Aug 26, 2014

This was the best route I climbed in my two weeks at ten sleep. Hard bouldery start leads to quality FUN climbing. Redpoint crux up high. A little loose rock from lack of traffic. Space between 4th and 5th bolt could lead to some airtime, dont blow it! DO THIS ROUTE!
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 23, 2015

Amazing route that is the real dope Shinto! Huge moves between huge holds is an understatement. Don't fear though, with some foot trickery and intermediate small holds between the giant ones, vertically challenged people can do this fairly easily. Huge fun and a must do for tensleep thugs....
By Snook Chaipornvadee
Aug 18, 2017
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

One of the best sport routes i've ever climbed. AMAZING!!!!
From: Nederland, CO
Sep 10, 2017
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

Stellar route with a fierce red-point crux at the top, one of the best in 10sleep. Do it!

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