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Master Blaster 

YDS: 5.13c French: 8a+ Ewbanks: 30 UIAA: X- ZA: 31 British: E7 7a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12c/d French: 7c Ewbanks: 28 UIAA: IX ZA: 28 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: William Mondragon & Devin Fin
New Route: Yes
Season: spring,summer, fall.
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Submitted By: William Mondragon on Jun 19, 2013

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Description 

Master Blaster climbs the black streak out the center of the main wall.

It starts out with a techy boulder problem on crimps to reach the jugs at the first bolt. From there, embark on a sweet, crimpy hard boulder problem ending at the third bolt. Catch a quick rest, and prepare for more awesome, strenuous crimping to the anchors. Join up with the last 2 bolts & anchor of ______? (the route that starts 20 feet left of this & climbs the last 20 feet of the black streak).

As for the grade, who cares, it's 5th class for sure, & the hardest I have established. "Who run Bartertown?" "Masterblaster runs Bartertown!"

Location 

This ascends the obvious black streak on the main wall.

Protection 

7 bolts.


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By William Mondragon
From: My car
Jun 19, 2013

First thing I saw when I walked up to the crag! Soo beautiful! Bring a stick clip. The fall between 2nd and 3rd clip is terrifying, but the moves are so hard that I couldn't put third bolt any lower, all the clips are easy though. What a great area, I really love the route to the left of this, too.

Erik Durgin did the second ascent!
I am going to get up there as soon as possible and fix 4th bolt.
By Devin Fin
From: DURANGO
Jun 19, 2013

Had to hand drill that last bolt. It took an hour an a half... this stone is hard as hell.
By Ben Kiessel
Jul 1, 2013

Wow! This thing is awesome! Can't wait to get back up there. Good work you guys!
By Erik Durgin
Jul 10, 2013
rating: 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

Amazing route on perfect rock! Definitely worth the drive up from DGO. Don't let the grade or the R rating scare you as it is neither. GET ON THAT SHIT!
By Nolan Robertson
Oct 4, 2013

Hopped on this route, it is awesome, can't wait to return and try for the redpoint. I think I'll have to return in the spring though. Getting a little icey up there.
By chosspector
From: San Juans, CO
Aug 5, 2014

Botched bolt job. Washers between the hangers and rock (WTF?!), one bolt sticking out 1/2", another bolt 2' from route to the left. Anyone gonna fix the mess?