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Been Caught Stealin' 

YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9- French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 16 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: BJ Sbarra, Dave Meyer
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Submitted By: BJ Sbarra on Feb 26, 2008

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Been Caught Stealin'.

Description 

Follow a couple bolts up the corner, then move onto the face and climb the crack (gear) up to the small roof. Several more bolts will get you to the anchor. Fantastic climbing the whole way.


Location 

This is in the center of the tallest part of the buttress.


Protection 

Quickdraws, gear from small TCU to red Camalot.



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By Lynn S
May 1, 2008

A very enjoyable and long, for the area, route. A few bolts a couple of cams and beautiful rock. The last 10 feet have some potential loose stuff, tread carefully as you near the top anchors. Best staging area at the Narrows, gets sun in the morning.

By tobin sanson
From: Carbondale, CO
Jun 15, 2008
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

Super fun! There is a cool variation if you go right at the 5th bolt and make your way over the roof. No pro though.

By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Sep 16, 2008

A lower anchor has been added where the good climbing stops and the choss begins. It takes away about fifteen feet of climbing, but makes it a much safer outing. And you can still go to the higher anchor if you want. Enjoy.

By D-Storm
Sep 27, 2010

My girlfriend and I found a wedding band at the base of this route on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. Shoot me an e-mail with a description....

By martinharris
From: Glenwood Springs CO
Jun 1, 2011

I placed an interesting #2 that removed some stress through the gear section.

By Jordan Hirro
From: Colorado Springs/Glenwood Spri
May 16, 2013

Probably the best moderate climb in the Narrows. It's definitely my favorite. Like Brian had pointed out, just a couple pieces are necessary. At the minimum, 2 red BD C4s should suffice.

By JMo
From: Tucson, AZ
Jul 28, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Great mixed moderate! Thanks, BJ, for all the hard work. Stellar line.