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The Cliffs of Insanity
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R.O.U.S. 

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

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Gillett
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jan 12, 2009

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Here is a shot of R.O.U.S. from the road. This man...

Description 

R.O.U.S. is a great late afternoon winter climb due its brown rock and sun exposure. Follow 4 bolts up a small spire with a handful of tricky moves and funky positions. Short and sweet....


Location 

R.O.U.S. climbs the SW face of the small spire at the base of the cliffs.


Protection 

Bolts, maybe a medium nut up high....



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By John Marsella
From: Berthoud, CO
Dec 16, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

To get to this climb, hang an uphill-right just before the outcropping which juts out towards the road (it has a "pleated" appearance with a vertical cleft in the center). There are some boulders to clamber over in order to reach the belay stance. Look for a fallen, twisted tree trunk.

By Ross
From: Pinewood Springs
Apr 22, 2012
rating: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Seemed like 5.8 if you use the left arete at the top. It's a #6 Rock.