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Roadside Crag (CLOSED)
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Jump for Joy 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: FA: G Stevens, TR. FFA: T Crabtree, J Ashley, after bolting.
Season: Faces SW
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Submitted By: Tony B on Oct 11, 2006
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Description 

Start on top of a boulder at the base of the rock and pull on to the face- clipping 4 bolts along the way to a long ledge with trees and a bolted anchor for a belay/rap. This route is probably harder for shorter people, but not obscenely so.


Location 

Just left of Roadside Attraction, a large boulder sits almost against the rock and just below a line of bolts, which is Jump For Joy.


Protection 

4 clips to an anchor.



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By Chris Chaney
From: Arvada, Colorado
Oct 11, 2006

It's harder if you go straight up (but just to the right) at the 4th bolt. A lot of people cheat left to "easier" ground, but you're risking a pendulum fall and it is very hard to clip the bolt making for an even greater fall potential.

I have not climbed this route in a long time, but last time I did it, it needed new anchors.

By Forestvonsinkafinger
From: Iowa
Apr 12, 2010

The start is stellar and the diversity of jugs and blank wall in the middle make it exciting, and I feel, revealing of three stars.

By Jack Br
Jun 18, 2011
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a PG13

Good pockets. The boulder created a huge decking problem if your belay is wandering or a lot lighter than you.
around the fourth bolt the pockets start to disappear