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Brenda from Kansas T,S 
Denver Nugget T 
Golden Child T 
Greenfield T 
Jersey Devil T 
Lobo T 
Louisville Slugger S 
Minnesota Fats T 
Obscurity Risk T,S 
Philadelphia Flyer T,S 
Probe, The S 
Straight Out of Compton T 
Transylvania T,S 
Yosemite Sam T 


YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio, Moe Hershoff and Greg Hand
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jan 1, 2005

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Moe cranking up Lobo. Photo by Bob-a.

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Start just right of Minnesota Fats. Climb up steep rock to a hanging flake. Follow a right-facing flake to a ledge and then the anchors.


Gear up to a blue Camalot.

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Minnesota Fats, Lobo, and Greenfield.
BETA PHOTO: Minnesota Fats, Lobo, and Greenfield.
Ian Wolfe follows Lobo (5.10), at the overlook in ...
Ian Wolfe follows Lobo (5.10), at the overlook in ...

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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jun 5, 2006
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13

I cleaned the route hard on lap #1 and then went for lap #2. It improved a lot with cleaning- as well, some good footholds came up from under lichen and dirt on the second crux, stepping right into the lower angle crack.

The start is still hard and has a bad landing. As well, it is strenuous to place gear there. I elected to continue climbing higher and place below me after getting the bomber flake and side-pull on it.
Since the rock below is pointed and sloping, and far enough to hurt a climber, I suggest approaching this route with caution.

Bottom moves: 5.11-, PG13.
Rest of the route 5.10-, good gear.
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