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Above the .11 S 
Black Bart (aka Unknown 1) S 
Dam The Water Board T 
Drefach Lambda S 
Fluff Boys T 
Hot Lava (aka Soliloquy) T 
Island Rhythm TR 
Leper, The TR 
Mermaid (AKA: unknown 2) S 
Missing The Dike aka Two Dikes for Dinner S 
Natives are Restless, The TR 
No Bore a Bora T 
Sea Serpent (aka: Unknown 4) S 
Seventh Wave T,S 
Snark Hunt T 
This Bolt's For You T 
Tim's Variation TR 
Tim's Walkway S 
Transformer T 
Trident (aka: Unknown 3) TR 
Unknown TR TR 
Unsupervised Bolting S 


YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Peter Hubbel & Claude Traufield, 1987
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Submitted By: slim on Feb 1, 2005  with updates from Jay Eggleston

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BETA PHOTO: The route from the bottom.


This route is on Atlantis Slab, near the center, and just to the right of the block laying a couple feet away from the base of the wall.

Transformer climbs the line just to the right of "Hot Lava aka Soliloquy" to the same anchor. Climb up through the blocks and flakes and pull left to a bolt and up a thin crack. There might be another bolt, I can't quite remember. Straight up to a little ledge and up the semi-dirty, left-facing flake, traversing left to the anchors.

This is a decent route, worth doing once, but it is probably not a destination route.


A couple draws or screamers for old bolts, and light rack of RPs to wide, hand-sized pieces.

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Rock Climbing Photo: The anchor.  Thanks ASCA!
The anchor. Thanks ASCA!
Rock Climbing Photo: The fun layback crack near the top.
BETA PHOTO: The fun layback crack near the top.
Rock Climbing Photo: A rope on the route and the left start.
BETA PHOTO: A rope on the route and the left start.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Oct 17, 2015
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

This does indeed only have one bolt, and it protects the crux moves. It is nice to start left of the bolt and angle up to the right in a nice crack. If you want an easy climb in the area, you could lead Hot Lava to below its bolt and then traverse right to the layback crack on this route.

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