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YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10c/d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 21 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: T. Perkins, C. Perkinson
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Submitted By: scott e. tarrant on Jul 15, 2008

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BETA PHOTO: A view of the climb from the ground. The first hig...


If this route were 3 degrees less overhanging, it would be 5.8! If the holds were not all huge ladder rungs, it would be 5.12! The combination of these two things conspiring on this little stretch of real estate results in a classic Pass jug haul. Short, vertical and easy (5.7) run out section leads to super steep & fun climbing. You will not believe how good every hold is!


Look for a lot of chalk! This is the 3rd route (from left) on the Storm Jumper Wall.


5 bolts. Chain anchor.

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By Curt Dvonch
Jun 7, 2012

The 5.7 unprotected runout to the first bolt felt more like committing 5.9. A stick clip is highly recommended. Otherwise this is a well bolted and fun climb worth doing.
By martinharris
From: Glenwood Springs CO
Jun 7, 2013

If you can climb 5.10, get on this thing. It's awesome.
By Pink Thunder
From: Colorado Springs
Jul 8, 2013

By Lynn S
Jul 16, 2013

2 new anchor bolts and 5 new protection bolts, hardware courtesy of ASCA.
By Parker Wrozek
Jul 14, 2015
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great route. Agree that the bottom is not 5.7, more like 5.9/10a.

If you climb at the grade, get all over this thing!
By adrenalated
From: Denver, CO
Aug 3, 2015
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

This is a really, really good route. One of the best I've done at The Pass.

I do think the moves getting up to and clipped to the first bolt are in fact 5.7, albeit devious, slippery, insecure 5.7. A stick clip is certainly not a bad idea. Immediately after clipping the first bolt, I agree that the final moves up the slab below the overhang are indeed 5.9+.
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