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Tootsie Roll 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Nov 4, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: Tootsie Roll and Under the Table

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Description 

This is the climb immediately left of Under the Table. It goes up a narrow buttress that looks like two Tootsie Rolls side by side. I don't know the real name of the climb, but I'm calling it Tootsie Roll in preference to "Unknown 5.8".

Locate the smooth tan slab of Under the Table, and go 20' left to find the start of Tootsie Roll.Climb 25' up easy rock to the first bolt. Continue up the buttress to the top.

Nothing special, but an OK warm-up climb.

Protection 

3 bolts to a 2-bolt anchor.


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Laurie Lambe at the second bolt.
Laurie Lambe at the second bolt.
Halfway up the fun little route.
Halfway up the fun little route.

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By Jeremy Hakes
From: Golden, Colorado
Apr 25, 2006
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

I haven't led anything at this difficulty (my most recent "hard" lead was 5.7), so this one felt great. Nice, fun little route on super positive holds. Great for beginners.
By Mark Roth
From: Boulder
Feb 5, 2011

Nice easy lead, not even polished like others of the grade here. Beginners should bring some gear though. Not many bolts....
By Scott Teske
May 7, 2012

Be ready for (typical) runout to get to first anchor 20+ feet up! Otherwise lots o' fun!
Nice positive holds even as it got warmer....