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Morin a Minute 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Tim Stich
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Lee Smith on Aug 16, 2012

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Mike Morin tearing up the UAC.


The fourth route from the left has an interesting, tenuous start and remains sustained for most of the route. From the top, you can see over the UAC fin and behold the beauty of Deer Creek Canyon. This was named for JCOS Ranger extraordinaire, Mike Morin.


8 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor.

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The route.
The route.
But, does it go?
But, does it go?
It's got to be 10c.
It's got to be 10c.
Cindy up high.
Cindy up high.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Dec 13, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

You have to do a small amount of climbing to set up a top rope on this. It is very exposed at the anchors too. I would not recommend a beginner setting up a top rope on this. The climb is fun, but still the holds need some brushing.
By MountainManny
From: Idaho Springs
Jan 24, 2013

My favorite line here!
By teece303
From: Highlands Ranch, CO
Apr 29, 2013
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

To me, this is the hardest route on the cliff. I tried it once in bad conditions and got shut down but was able to lead Hasbeen Done in the same conditions that day. I onsighted Gneiss Lee Done, and that felt noticably easier to me. I made it up this time but had to rest a couple times after making clips.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Jun 26, 2013
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

I cleaned some dirt off of the holds today. Thanks for the brushes, Mike Lane.
By Old and Busted
From: Centennial, CO
Jun 27, 2013

Thank you, Jay. This crag is getting there.
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