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Albino Rhino T 
Chicken House T,TR 
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Quantum Leap 

YDS: 5.12a French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Sport, 40'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: TR:Mark Wilford? Lead: Collins 10/07
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jer Collins on Dec 18, 2007

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BETA PHOTO: Spenser Wilson Bolte attempting Quantum Leap on TR...

Description 

If you are lucky enough to own the original Sams Throne guidebook, maybe you have seen or top-roped the line "Quantum Leap". I never did, because I thought it looked contrived and more effort than it was worth to set up the TR.
In the fall of 07, under the encouragement of others, I lead this route and redirected the line to add more climbing, and bolted anchors for those still wanting to TR this dynamic and wild ride. It is the "Love Slave" of Sams- very similar to the route of that name at HCR, down river- maybe a little more sustained.

Location 

when you take the fork upon reaching the throne, QL is to the left 100 feet in a cave.

Protection 

4 bolts + anchors


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Jarod Sickler On the crux
Jarod Sickler On the crux
The FFA of QL. Unnoticeable in this photo is the fact that it is pouring rain. Clipping the anchors was...interesting. Think "chinese water torture".  photo by <a href='http://lucasmarshall.com' target='_blank' rel='nofollow' >lucasmarshall.com</a>
The FFA of QL. Unnoticeable in this photo is the f...
Crit hanging on
Crit hanging on
First 5.12 climb
First 5.12 climb

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By Jer Collins
Jan 21, 2008

Please clean up your six inch tic's on huge jugs after you climb this route.
By Eli Steiger
From: Gunnison, Co
Jan 31, 2008

Hey thanks for bolting this route its really sweet! i have not climbed it yet but next time im out im going to hit it up.