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Start up Confines of Power, and then branch right halfway up. The crux begins as you negotiate a small roof. After this roof, look right to a pair of positive crimp/jugs, cop an ever-so-small rest, and thrutch through a 10-foot boulder problem consisting of heinous sidepulls and gastons. Clip the anchor from a glory jug.
The bolt that's been missing forever has been replaced, so you can safely climb this without worrying about lobbing 30 feet onto a shelf and breaking both ankles.
This is definitely among the best of Prospect's harder lines.
8ish bolts + 2 bolt anchor with chains and lowering biners.
|By Nathan Welton|
From: Estes Park, CO
Jun 28, 2013
JUNE 28, 2013
This route has been updated, and the missing bolt at the crux has been replaced. Have fun!
|By Brian Lichtenheld|
Jul 10, 2013
Did some research regarding this route (thanks, Bernard Gillett), and found out that it was bolted by Lawrence Stuemke in the '90s. From what I can gather, a sizeable runout existed in the middle of the climb, and the route was never redpointed. It seems as though the runout remained until 6/28/13, when a bolt was added to the middle of the climb (thanks, Nathan Welton). Is anyone aware of a redpoint prior to the bolt addition on 6/28/13?