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Great climbing that never seems to quit. Soft for the grade, Boltergeist makes a terrific choice for a leader's first 10b.
Thin moves at the start make stick clipping a prudent choice. Climb on good edges and ledges past several bolts and a bulge to a nice rest ledge. Continue up the face to more purely slabby climbing at the finish.
Starts on the face just right of Shock and Awe.
13 bolts, bolted anchors.
|By Mark Kauz|
From: Madison, WI
Apr 3, 2010
rating: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b
Great climb up until right before the top. Its got a really slabby start, big jugs, a weird parallel double hand crack near a bolt thats interesting, just a lot of fun. Then it kind of just slopes off to a whimpering finish. Still gave it 4 stars though, just because, it felt pretty awesome.
|By Ryan Justen|
From: St. Paul, MN
Jul 11, 2010
very well, if not too well protected. great for beginner 5.10 leaders
|By Gif Zafred|
From: Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 30, 2010
Best route in the area. Long, moderate, and fun!
|By S. Neoh|
Oct 17, 2011
rating: 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b
Great route. Arguably, the crux is before the first bolt, especially if the start is not dry. Then again, there are several more 5.10 moves sprinkled throughout this long climb.
|By Matt Roberts|
From: Columbus, OH
Oct 1, 2012
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a
Not 120', more like 100'-105'--we climbed this with a 60m rope and had about 6' or so to spare after lowering.
Agree with Mark above, though. I really felt it should've probably ended at the final bolt--though the view wouldn't be quite as nice.