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Flying Fish 

YDS: 5.12c/d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX British: E6 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c/d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Mike Cichon
New Route: Yes
Season: all year
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Submitted By: mike c on Feb 7, 2010
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Near the finish.

Photo: Mazzi Childers.


This was led ground up and bolted on lead off hooks. The crux is moving past the last bolt.


This is between Play With Your Balls and Sea Robin. Start from the pointed boulder. Rap off.


6 bolts. There are anchors at the top. Classic! I added a bolt down low where there used to be a gear placement. It's now safer!

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By Taylor Roy
From: Boulder, Co
Jan 20, 2013

The top of this route appears to have at least 3 chipped holds. I have to say the route is very fun, but it always makes me sad to see people are still chipping.

By Joe Chorny
From: Golden, CO
Jan 1, 2014

The top holds may looked chipped, but they are not. Mike Cichon is one the last people who'd chip holds, and I have it on VERY good information that they are as natural as it gets (in a quarry)!

By Luke Childers
Jan 11, 2014

Wow. Full value. Top felt desperate today. Pumped to come back!

By SteveZ
From: Arvada, CO
Feb 13, 2014
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b

The jug/good edge about 2/3 the way up ripped off today. I hadn't been on the route before it went, so I can't say if it's harder or not but just a heads up. Maybe my partner will chime in as he had done it in both states. It cleaned up nicely though, and the route still goes.

From: Longmont, Co.
Feb 13, 2014

The route feels a bit more pumpy through the crux now that the jug-edge is gone, and the last 2 clips are a bit different as well. Definitely feels like 12d now. Still just as good as ever though!

By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Mar 12, 2014

I thought this route was fantastic with fun, flowy moves, moderate rests, and a super fun crux at the last bolt. Get 'er done!!!