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Violent Energy 

YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.12a/b French: 7b Ewbanks: 26 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 26 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Mark Rolofson
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Submitted By: Ken Trout on Nov 23, 2008

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Violent Energy is labled "H".


This is a tips and toes test-piece. Pass the first two on Ramblin' Rose, then a sharp finger traverse, just above the third bolt, leads left to the power-stemming crux. Logical first pitch to El Supremo because it stays in the groove.

Not a good lead until new bolts go in.


In the Wigwam Dome amphitheater, where all the waterfalls land when it rains.


All the bolts need replacing. However the anchor makes for a nice top rope.

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By doak
From: boulder, co
Jun 15, 2015

While the bolts could definitely be updated, the crux move is protected with an old, rusty 3/8" bolt (as opposed to old rusty 1/4" buttonheads everywhere else), and the buttonheads are spaced closely enough that 2 would have to break before you hurt yourself. Augment your rack with a few small cams (#0.3-0.75 Camalots).

The crystals are sharp, I sliced open a fingertip at the crux. Bring some tape and/or superglue in case you need to patch yourself up.
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