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Colorado Senior Open 

YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bob D & Greg Hand
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Aug 9, 2007

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  • Description 

    This is a really good route with cool moves and good protection.

    Location 

    Start about 15 feet left of Same As It Ever Was below the obvious, black, flaring crack.

    Rap from a two bolt anchor.

    Protection 

    Four bolts and small to medium cams.


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    Dave at the crux.  A #3 Camalot can fit in the cra...
    Dave at the crux. A #3 Camalot can fit in the cra...
    Just above the crux.
    Just above the crux.

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    By Greg Hand
    From: Golden, CO
    Aug 9, 2007

    We thought about calling this area the Senior Wall or more aptly the Heat Stroke Wall. It can really get hot here, so plan wisely. The climb was named to reflect my entry in the Colorado Senior Open (golf) at the end of this month. In a few years, I will be able to play in the "super senior" division (60+).
    By Dougald MacDonald
    Apr 8, 2012

    Best route at Boulder Slips.
    By Jay Eggleston
    From: Denver
    Apr 10, 2014
    rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

    This is a fun route. We did not use a #3 Camalot in the spot in Leo Paik's picture. We used smaller cams just above and a #3 as the last piece, much higher. The crux is certainly at the spot listed in the picture. This route shares an anchor with Family Guy and Same as it Ever Was and does not have its own anchor as shown in the D'Antonio guide.