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Like several of the crags in this area, Metropolis has a lower angle 50 foot intro section caped by another 50 feet of steeper bulges. The lower section is home to a disconcerting number of cracks, making Metropolis one of the few "moderate meccas" in Ten Sleep. There are a handful of good 5.9 and 5.10- pitches. The upper section features several more demanding 5.12 to 5.13- 'extensions'. Also, the nearby Daily Planet boulder hosts a half dozen shorter steep, powerful routes.
Metropolis has the distinction of being located midway between two large crags, 'Downtown' and 'Mondo Beyondo', each with its own approach trail.
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Jesus Christ Super Jew 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 90'
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Fortress of Solitude 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : Metropolis
Clip an anchor ring at the end of JCSM and continue up the bulge for 6 more clips. The intial steepest section has the best and deepest pockets. The route is continually demanding without ever being to cruxy. There aren't really any good rests so you have to just keep going. This may be only .12+ but seems, like Esplanada, to be cummulatively .13a. ...[more] Browse More Classics in WY
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