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Altered Boy 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Errett Allen, Bill Serniuk
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Anonymous Coward on Aug 14, 2005

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Joell headed for the third bolt.


Right of Going to the Chapel and left of Simplexity. Clip 6 bolts and share the Simplexity anchor. Crux at the second or third bolt. After bolt 4, the route angles to the right. Single rope lower off.


6 bolts to 2 bolt anchor.

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"Altered Boy" 5.7 Photo by Blitzo.
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Altered Boy.
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By Anonymous Coward
Aug 23, 2005

Typical Monastery 5.7, although not as sustained as some. The crux is basically a couple of moves in the middle of the climb.
By joell
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 29, 2005
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Altered Boy is a straight forward 5.7. It will be a nice warm-up climb for the other routes on the Chapel. It would also be a good route for a new sport leader.
By Blitzo
Sep 12, 2006

Fun route!
By Adam Lendi
From: Denver, CO
6 days ago
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b

I see comments like "typical Monestary 5.7". Why is this area so underrated compared to everywhere else? This route was nothing like any other 7 I'd been on. Honestly, if I didn't know any better, I'd call it a 5.10b. I had two newer climbers with me who couldn't do much in the Monestary aside from CCD (5.1), who typically climb 5.7 - 5.8.
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