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Frosted Flake 

YDS: 5.9 French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: HVS 5a

Type: TR, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10- French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Jeremy Monahan on May 18, 2002
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Frosted Flake is located directly left of Caramel Corner. It is easily identified by the large anvil-like ledge about 20 feet off the deck. Climb up the face and do a tricky mantle onto the top of the ledge. Keep going up the pebbles until you get to a small cave. This is the crux. Check out the small tunnel created by the water.


Good toprope anchors at top. Several bolts, trees, etc.

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By kevin jenkins
Jun 30, 2004
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

This is a route that is great for a solid 5.7 climber to push themselves on. There are plenty of ways to make this easier - but with a good eye for the route and some good planning, this could make for a great "graduation" to the next level!

By Garrick Muehlnickel
From: Parker,CO
Jul 19, 2009

Frosted Flakes is a 5.10+ climb (more like 5.11) straight up from the right angling ledge. I think the description may be wrong.

By Patrick Shwartz
From: Thornton, CO
Oct 17, 2012
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

I agree with Garrick, no way this is a 5.9 climb, noticeably harder.