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Bad Math 

YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Petr
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Submitted By: Gary N on Jul 1, 2013

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I saw this route a week or so ago and wanted to come back to give it a try. It has nice and shiny bolts on it, which I think should've been painted to be discreet. There used to be an ugly plaque at the base with "5.10 c/d" scribbled into it. Disgusting. I am not sure what happened to it, but it's gone now.

Anyway, I got past the second bolt, which I would believe to be the crux, and stuck my hand in a big hole with a jug. A bunch of bees swarmed out, so I bailed back to the ground.

It looks like it could be a good route with fun movements. I just wanted to get it in the database, since many of the routes here are figured out by counting from the left, and there is now a new route, so everything must be moved down one.


As of 2013, this is the furthest left route at Fume Wall. The route has shiny, new bolts and is located just to the left of 'Nine Lives'. It now no longer shares anchors with 'Nine Lives'.


Bolts. Eds. there is now a new 2 bolt anchor.

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By Knichs
Oct 20, 2013

It's called 'Bad Math', developed by a CTA student, Petr. He's tricky, just like his route. :)
By infiniteforests
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 15, 2014
rating: 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

The crux is definitely on the second bolt. After that, it is easy 5.6ish climbing. Two bolted anchors at the top.
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