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Coleman Direct 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 55'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.8+ French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c [details]
FA: Eric Schmeer, Chris Grubbs, 07/12
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: AOSR on May 19, 2013

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Chris on the second ascent of Coleman Direct.
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Description 

Climb the prominent black streak just right of Solar Ridge. Clip a bolt halfway up, then fire a short but fun steep section on great rock to a bolted anchor. Rap or continue on to P2 of Solar Ridge.


Location 

This is just right of Solar Ridge on the Cascades Wall of The Meadow Dome.


Protection 

1 bolt, rack to #2 Camalot.



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By rob bauer
From: Golden, CO
May 22, 2013

Phil Persson led up the 3 intermittent cracks to the right of this, perhaps 15 feet right of the bolt on Coleman's, at 5.8? Then the 2nd pitch of Solar, then picked our own adventure up the head wall above the largest tree. All good.

By Leo Paik
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From: Westminster, Colorado
May 24, 2013
rating: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

We did that line to the right, too. We thought it was P1 of Ancient Relics, 2p, 10 R. The online guide listed P1 as 5.9, which felt perhaps soft. Since we didn't do P2, I didn't add it to the database yet.

By Monty
From: Golden, CO
May 26, 2013

Definitely sounds like you guys did the first pitch of Ancient Relics. I was battling wasps on that pitch so maybe that's why it felt 5.9 haha.