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Living in a Vacuum 

YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII British: E2 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Brian Mullin
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Aeon Aki on Nov 8, 2009
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This route is left of Call To Arms and is described as "just left of the large dihedral" in Knapp's Shelf Road Rock guidebook. In fact, there are now two routes left of the dihedral neither of which seem consistent with the .10c rating the guidebook offers. The route immediately left of the dihedral (presumably Living in a Vacuum) has a very thin 5.11ish crux between the 3rd and 4th bolt that sent my partner traversing left into the next route over which felt more like 5.8 or 5.9.

Anyone know the beta on either of these routes?


Bolts to a two bolt anchor.

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By eric larson
From: aurora, co
Oct 3, 2010

Climbed the right most bolted line on this face. Thought it was LiaV, but it didn't feel 10c. Felt more like 11ish. Fun climbing but a tough warm up!

If you skate the bolt line to the left and head up the dihedral, it would probably go easier, but clipping would suck.

There's another bolted route on the same face, doesn't look to hard, but didn't try it.

By Seth Musulin
From: Denver
Jun 15, 2011

Sand, bag. Fun, but don't warm up on it.