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Knome Dome aka Water Dome
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Heels over Heads T 
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Water Babies 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Stewart Green and Brian Shelton, 2006
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Bill Schmausser on May 27, 2007

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Description 

Per Stewart Green: Thin technical edging up the middle of the slab.

Per Rich F: VERY difficult, near vertical, slab climbing at the bottom half. Could probably be top roped from the "Tourist" anchors.

Location 

Between the right and left starts for Heels over Heads.

Protection 

To be filled in.

Bolts?


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By Stewart M. Green
May 27, 2007

This is called Water Babies. FA by Stewart Green and Brian Shelton, 2006. Thin technical edging up the middle of the slab.
By Bill Schmausser
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 30, 2007

Nice route, Stu.
By mountainmicah83
From: Colorado Springs
Jun 21, 2010

No hands. Smearing feet. That route was ridiculous! We both attempted and ended up backing off. We should have at least attempted a Toprope. Nice!
By nate post
From: Silverthorne
May 2, 2012

I lead this and thought it seemed easier than River Madness, the route to the left of it, but maybe I was just finally getting warmed up to climbing slabs, something I haven't climbed a lot of. After my day doing one slab route after the next, I'm appreciating the great climbing Eleven Mile Canyon has to offer, and I'm really enjoying slab's for the first time.

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