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YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type: Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Ken Trout & Bruce Lella
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Submitted By: Grant Bryans on May 1, 2006
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This is a popular TR with the option of 5 bolts to a two bolt anchor.


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By Skyeler Congdon
From: his van
Mar 7, 2009
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

An emotional lead. One of Durango's best pitches.

By Seth Hunter
Apr 3, 2010

Hard slabby beginning. Harder for those with shorter limbs. However, well worth the time if you're near it.

By Justin Laursen
From: Durango, CO
Sep 15, 2010
rating: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

A route with both a bottom and top crux. Challenging for the grade but well worth the effort and scares. A must do.

By Gary N
From: Durango, CO
Jan 14, 2012

I've only been in Durango a few days and have only climbed a few routes, but this has been the best one so far. So good.

By Dylan Weldin
From: Austin, Texas
Mar 31, 2012
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c

Best route at X Rock. Crash pad is a good idea for the tricky start above a nasty, ankle-breaking landing. Great face climbing that kind of reminded me of Penitente Canyon. I'll echo what Skyeler said about emotions!

By Matt Pickren
Jul 28, 2012

Cleaned someone's draws off the first two bolts yesterday (7-27), looks like they bailed before the runout to the 3rd bolt. Please e-mail or call me, and I will get them back to you. Makes me think they were in a hurry to get out of there as they could have rapped in to get them back. 970946 7237.

By JVW
Oct 29, 2012

Great climbing, committing move to the first jug then just balancy climbing with good protection to a crux finale. No move harder than 5.10a unless you are real short.