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Cigar, The 
Coolsville 
John Henry Grotto 
Nugget, The 
Vulvus Godzilicus 

Downtown 


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Submitted By: Mike Snyder on Mar 7, 2011
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Pink Floyd inspired photo shoot at The Cigar.

Description 

New crag in 2010. Part of the main wall on the North side of the road above the Switchback (upper Canyon). Half a mile down cliff from Slavery and 300 yards or so down from Metropolis. Currently 35 routes with room for a few more. 11 routes in the John Henry Grotto at the far left, 9 routes in Coolsville area, 9 on the Cigar, 2 on the Nugget and 4 at Vulvus Godzillicus. Sunny in the morning and shady in the afternoon. The Cigar is a free standing pillar with routes on the inside, facing the cliff, so it is shady all day.


Getting There 

There is a large parking lot a half mile down the road from the main (Slavery) parking lot on the southern side of the road. Find a trail angling up the hillside toward the cliff.


Climbing Season


35 Total Routes


['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',8],['5.12',11],['5.13',8],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Downtown:
Mellow Slide Into Coolsville   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 80'   Coolsville
Have You Heard About the Sellout   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   The Cigar
Stick It Into Coolsville   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Coolsville
The Gravy Train   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   The Cigar
Heartbreaker   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   John Henry Grotto
The Name of the Game   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Cigar
Shaker   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   John Henry Grotto
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Featured Route For Downtown
Me climbing The Gravy Train on The Cigar. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Downtown Crag, way left of The Mondo Beyondo. <br />Ten Sleep. WY.

The Gravy Train 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : ... : The Cigar
Start with the large pocket on the lip and pull small features to get on the face. Head for the arete and pull great pockets until you are forced left back onto the face. Make a tough move to gain an obvious ledge, then execute a tough boulder problem to turn the lip. Great position, very photogenic, fun....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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