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Momentary Lack of Resin 

YDS: 5.12b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12 French: 7b+ Ewbanks: 27 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E6 6b [details]
FA: Mike Argueso & Clay Hall
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Submitted By: Nate Adams on Jul 10, 2007

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Starting the crux sequence on Momentary Lack of Re...


The crux slaps you in the face at the fourth bolt.


This is the fifth route on the current topo. This is the first vertical route right of the cave proper.



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By chris righter
Aug 29, 2010
rating: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b

Reachy crux. Best route in the area.
By Vanya Perevozov
From: Denver, CO
Jun 13, 2011
rating: 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b

Very crimpy, very reachy, very long ride if you don't stick the rail. Sandbagged.
By Jay Samuelson
From: Denver CO
Jul 24, 2013
rating: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b

Pretty fun route, the crux is definitely thin and hard, maybe a little reachy as well. Once you punch through that, you're rewarded with some pretty sweet climbing up and through the upper headwall to the chains.
By Jack Sparrow
From: denver, co
Jul 16, 2014
rating: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b

A fantastic climb, this is the route of Lime Creek. Really nice, colorful rock on this. The climb has a great rhythm to it. Fire through a burly, reachy boulder problem on perfect crimps to a good rest. Then you have a section of exciting powerful climbing to the anchors. I think calling this 12b is a sandbag for Lime Creek. 12+ felt more like it to me. If you're very tall and strong on crimps, it could feel easier.
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