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Crab Nation 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: MJM & RAMM, 4/05
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Submitted By: MJM on May 26, 2008

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Description 

Grab good chalked holds to start and move straight up for 2 clips, then move left or right for a few clips to a rest. Climb up and through the short corner section. Gain the small roof passing 1 clip to the anchors.

Location 

At the Piggy Bank, this is in between Sty in the Sky & Misery.

Protection  

8 clips to anchors.


Photos of Crab Nation Slideshow Add Photo
Eric pulling the roof on Crab Nation.
Eric pulling the roof on Crab Nation.
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Carl leading Crab Nation.
Carl leading Crab Nation.
From the top of the trail, Crab Nation is on the first wall to the left.
BETA PHOTO: From the top of the trail, Crab Nation is on the f...
Dave Earle leading Crab Nation.
Dave Earle leading Crab Nation.

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By slim
Administrator
Feb 22, 2011
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

The climbing is pretty good, but the holds are pretty suspect and the rock that the bolts are in is often suspect as well.
By J Antin
From: Denver, CO
Mar 10, 2011
rating: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I thought the climbing was very enjoyable, especially the final roof. The rock quality in some areas was indeed a but "suspect", but I think the route will shape up nicely as the climber traffic increases.

Worth doing.
By Doug Lintz
From: Kearney, NE
Apr 10, 2011

Awkward climbing over the roof and spooky holds put this route on my Top 10 Worst list for Shelf.
By Chandra
From: KS
Apr 26, 2011

Despite some sketchy rock, I loved this climb. I would call it 5.9 climbing with a 5.10 finish over the bulge at the top.
By Jordan Hirro
From: Colorado Springs/Glenwood Spri
Jan 13, 2014

Very fun climb actually. Just watch for the block looming below the last roof....