I couldn't quite bring myself to give a 50 foot sport route on Wall Street 3 stars, but this is a really really good route all the same. Devious face climbing reminiscent of Eldo (thin edges that slant the wrong way, etc.). It starts 2 climbs left of the prominent and popular LF corner, "30 Seconds Over Potash" (in between is a thin .10a LF corner, Lucy in the Sky with Potash"). The first bolt is a bit high (climb in from the right), but once clipped it will be at your waist for the crux sequence. Above is 5.8-5.9ish climbing with 3 adequately spaced bolts, to a good bolted anchor.
4 bolts. I didn't notice any gear placements. A 50-M rope works fine.
By Tony B From: Around Boulder, CO May 5, 2003 rating: 5.10a6a18VI+18E1 5a
I found that climbing in to the first bolt from the right was harder than just going sraight up, then mantling the big edge to stand and clip. This should be done by a solid climber. The sequence after the clip is fun and is reach dependent. A tall person can reach the next two holds and might downgrade the sequence difficulty. This was really fun and mostly positive rather than your typical Navajo formation slopers.
The two bolts side-by side at the 3rd (?) clip were both decent, but one was hangerless. Take up a small stopper to swage this (the nut is still there) and you can back up the clip.
awesome route, it was the 3rd route i climbed in moab, right after 30 seconds over potash, and lucy in the sky with potash. three classics. this climb felt harder than 10a to me, but i was used to pocketed limestone of AF, so my judgement is rather irrelevent. great climb, recommend it to all. getting to the first bolt can be sketchy if your not solid.
This is a fun route. I first climbed this in 1989, then climbed again about a year ago. I was surprised that the edges were still pretty positive and the climbing hadn't changed much in 18 years.
By Lynn S Mar 13, 2009 rating: 5.10a/b6a+19VI+19E2 5b
Fun route, first clip is off the ground a bit. Moved through the crux by heading left from the first bolt. Good match to the left for hands, small ramp for feet, go for the obvious large rail out left. Engaging climbing above. Belayer needs to be attentive as there is potential for a near grounder if you mess up the moves getting to the second bolt.
By BJ Sbarra From: Carbondale, CO May 6, 2010 rating: 5.106b20VII-19E2 5b
Thanks to the ASCA (and I'm guessing Sam) for the new anchor and replacing the old pins on this one.
Horridly bolted. 1st bolt is about 18' off the deck and you are either clipping off or moving from a shitty crimp. 2nd bolt has potential for ground fall depending where you clip from. Recommend a stick clip unless you are totally confident to either clip from a small crimp or don't mind moving through the crux to a solid hold where you could clip from but will be up 20' by that point.
Great climb. As others have said, it may be more difficult for shorter folks. I'm 5'9" and seem to do okay. The rating is solid for me. May be easier if you're taller; certainly is harder if shorter (my GF at the time told me so.) She was a really good climber and could flash pretty much any 5.11c/d (crack, face, bald slab, juggy overhang, plastic at the gym) you could throw at her. She is/was 5'3" tall and the reach on the crux was vexing. She had to make a smidge of a dyno about it. It was cool to watch.
By jeacmusic Feb 24, 2012 rating: 5.10c6b20VII20E2 5b PG13
Crimpalicious !!! Fun, reachy and sequency for the first 2 bolts, the end is a lot of fun!!
By Dwight Jugornot From: Arvada, Co. Mar 9, 2012 rating: 5.10b/c6b20VII20E2 5b PG13
Yep, that first clip would be ankle damage if you fell. I woulda stick-clipped it if it was much tougher. Very balancy. Felt tougher than10a to me. If it had a couple more bolts, then 10a would be about right. Great route just for the balance it requires.
By Hendo From: Denver, CO Oct 23, 2012 rating: 5.10c6b20VII20E2 5b
Dang! This route was crazy. The first bolt is high! Took me a while to just pull the move and go for the clip. It's almost crazy how this route is outside. It's such a balanc-y and gym like route. Awesome moves the whole way up. Very sustained. It gets run out after the 2nd bolt, but the climbing is easiest here (not easy, but easiest). Everytime you pull a rough move and clip, it felt like there was a great big slopping foot that you could rest on and regain your sanity. Good climb if you get to that first bolt!
By Shippster From: Laguna Beach, California Nov 6, 2012 rating: 5.10b6a+19VII-19E2 5b
Did this route today. High quality for the entire pitch. The crux is between the first and second bolts. Match hands and reach high. This is definitely a 5.10b.
By Andrew S. From: dumpy ass Thornton...ugh Nov 21, 2012
This climb is awesome. First bolt is up there. Starting up the ramp can lead to a tricky move around the corner to make the clip. I would go for a direct start next time. Get on it for sure.