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Scariest Ride in the Park, The T 

The Scariest Ride in the Park 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a X

   
Type:  Trad, 40 pitches, 5000'
Original:  YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: HVS 5a X [details]
FA: Dane Bass & Sue Kligerman - 2003
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Submitted By: Robert MacKinnon on Jul 5, 2008  with updates from Mike Rouleau

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Description 

A 40+ pitch trad route up the knifeblade ridge to the summit of El Toro. This route is a serious endeavour with lots of loose blocks and sparse pro. It is alpine adventure in a sport-climber's Mecca and has seen several 3-hour free-solo ascents.

Location 

Starts at the top of the overlook platform and goes up the obvious ridgeline.

Protection 

Trad.


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By Ron Olsen
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 6, 2008

It's also the route on which Jimmy Ray Forester lost his life attempting a free solo.
By michelle linville
Dec 21, 2014

Does anyone have more information on this climb?