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Goin' The Distance 

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

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Tod Anderson, Rich Magill, Pat Burwick
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Anonymous Coward on Jan 1, 2001

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Goin' The Distance takes Slinky past the first large overhang on slopers and small crimps, then intersects Y2K after the crux of Y2K. The anchors of Slinky were moved down slightly so as not to interfere with the crux of Goin' The Distance. A few dangerous loose blocks were cleaned off above the overhang, hopefully making the route safer.


18 or 19 bolts.

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By Richard M. Wright
From: Lakewood, CO
Sep 21, 2001

What is the point of annonymity when we all know who you are and you have made brilliant contributions to climbing in so many significant areas?
By mlloyd
From: denver
Aug 7, 2013

A one move wonder, and that one move is a mother fucker.
By Rob Eison
From: Denver, CO
Aug 7, 2013

And coming from Matt Lloyd, that is a HUGE deterrent!
By Curt MacNeill
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 22, 2015

Agreed with Matt Lloyd on this. A one move wonder for sure, and that move is a BITCH. May require a bit more finger strength than most 12d's to pull the crux. Even though it's only one move, that single move may be the hardest I have ever encountered on a 5.12, so prepare to be humbled....
By Tzilla Rapdrilla
Oct 22, 2015

The first ascent of this route is incorrect in the current Clear Creek guidebook.

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