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YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b [details]
FA: D. Montgomery & L. Stern, 1/14
New Route: Yes
Fixed Hardware: 5 Lead Bolts, 2 Anchor Bolts [details]
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Submitted By: Monty on Jan 25, 2014

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BETA PHOTO: Red route is Handicapable. Blue route is Off the C...

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Handicapable - someone who is crippled or handicapped but takes offense at those terms and prefers "handicapable." I bolted and sent this route while recovering from a broken ankle.

It has bouldery and gymnastic moves through a steep shield of rock. Great climbing, I just wish it was longer!


It is the furthest left route at the Armory, just left of Off the Couch.


5 bolts.

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By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Jan 26, 2014
rating: 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Tried this one out today, hot off the presses! Good route. The movement isn't straightforward, and I thought the boulder problem was fun - cool heel hook!
By Chris. T.
From: Longmont, Co.
Apr 28, 2014

Kind of a bad-ass, little route. Nice work, Dave!
By Geoff U
From: Centennial, CO
Feb 19, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Super fun considering the shortness - no heel hook for me, though.
By drewhouser
Apr 5, 2015
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

I too wish this were longer; however, had it been, I may not have sent! Essentially a 15 foot boulder problem guards the anchors, easy going before and after. A great deal of fun!
By Derek Young
From: Denver, CO
Oct 25, 2015

A bunch of us got on this today. Great route! Thanks for establishing it! But not sure if the intent was just to have the hangers and bolts for anchors, there were no links like its 5.10 neighbor to the right when we climbing it today. Were they forgotten or recently taken down? I had one quicklink to donate, but suggest bringing 3 more quicklinks to make it lower/rap friendly.

Also, the 3rd and 4th bolts' nuts kept coming loose. We didn't have a wrench to tighten, but suggest bringing that too (and maybe some glue). All the bolts above #2 could use some tightening/glueing.

Thanks again for establishing, Montgomery/Stern.
By Monty
From: Golden, CO
Oct 25, 2015

Hi Derek, I'm glad you guys liked this little number. We originally left 2 quicklinks and 2 biners on both of these routes figuring that people would leave them be, but it sounds like someone thought those biners were booty... lame! Those stainless studs have a tendency to loosen up over time. I'll try to get over there with a torque wrench soon.

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