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Brain Freeze 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Kelly Baldwin
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Sep 12, 2004

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BETA PHOTO: Brain Freeze starts either at the ledge or climbs ...

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This route is located just above the lower slab area where the wall turns to vertical at a flat grassy area.

Climb a short slab pitch (5.6)to a two-bolt fixe anchor. Step right from the anchor a make a couple of hard moves up to a ledge. Fire straight up using a large flake on the right and thin crack on the left. Stem wide and up to a short traverse right to a good stance. Fire up steep wall clipping two more bolts and reach the anchor. Caution: a 60 meter rope will not reach the ground.

I did the route in one pitch but can easily be done in two.


Fifteen quickdraws will get you to the anchor.

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By Karl Kiser
Aug 9, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Nice route with interesting movement. We climbed as two pitches, but perhaps this is more personal preference.
By pcrist13
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 17, 2015
rating: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

Awesome route with a lot of different types of climbing involved. Stemming, smearing, and some awesome layback moves makes this route feel pretty adventurous. Flow smooth through that 1st crimp/smear section right after the 5.6 ends.
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