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The Cougar Whisperer 

YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

   
Type:  Sport, TR, 3 pitches
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Mike Carrington
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Submitted By: Old and Busted on Aug 13, 2010

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Description 

P1. This is the 5th route from the left on the main wall. The first 40' is 5.2 slab, but then you get a slightly tricky roof pull (.10b). That is followed by a 10' fist crack then some 5.9 stuff to the anchors. If your belayer stands on the dirt and lowers you all the way, you'll use 100% of a 60m rope, so be careful, 5.10, 99'. The slab is low angle here though, so an accident would mostly be hilarious for whoever saw it.

Per Mike Carrington: the second pitch is around 5.8, and the third is maybe 5.9. These go up the orange headwall.


Location 

5th route down from the North on the main face.


Protection 

9 bolts plus clips for the chains. You could bring along one 3" piece of gear for the short crack, or just clip the bolt. There was not enough of the crack to warrant a mixed line.



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By kevin fox
From: parker
Aug 14, 2010

Mike,
Did you put in the all the lines at The Jungle? Or do you know who the first ascentists were for the area?

By Old and Busted
From: Centennial, CO
Aug 15, 2010

Generally speaking, the Jungle was put together by Tod Anderson, Todd Leeson, and Chris Perkins. This route was my only contribution on this wall. As a group, we typically don't announce FA's. But this was Mike Carrington's first FA (at Devils Head at least) so I figured why not mention it. He belayed me up it for the bolt run, and really kept my daughter entertained so I gifted him the FA. Which he onsighted.

By Mike Carrington
From: Centenntial
Jun 16, 2014

This route is now 3 pitches. I added the top two. The second pitch is around 5.8, and the third is maybe 5.9.