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All That Glitters

This route is located in the Southern Region at The Gallery

Break the Scene

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Calm like a bomb 5.13a (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Ben Cassel in 2005
Length: 70ft
Bolts: 7 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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The next bolted line right of All that Glitters. Boulder though OK rock to a seam, tackle a hard boulder problem, catch a rest, then finish with one more bouldery section to the chains. Shares anchors with Break the Scene.
Moves: Bouldery or Technical
Descent: rap rings
Stays Dry: Light rain
Owner: RRGCC
technical (1) fun (1)
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5.13a (18 votes)

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Submitted by: Elodie
Date: May 12th, 2010

Submitted by: Elodie
Date: Apr 23rd, 2010


Wes said on September 23rd, 2005
Might be more like mid 5.13. I need to add a bolt and clean it some more, but if it is to hard, I will open it up.
Wes said on December 19th, 2005
Ben and Blake say it is OK without another bolt with a good belay. If more people get on it and think it needs another bolt, then I will try to add it.
Power2U said on April 11th, 2006
Was told 13b by first ascentionist.
allah said on May 18th, 2006
This route is alot easier then any of the 13b's at Purgatory and most at the lode. Spent alot of time cleaning this route was really dirty but it is all good now
Wes said on May 18th, 2006
Kenny thanks much for the cleaning. I bolted it, but it was way over my head, so I sorta let it go. What did you think of it, movement-wise?
pigsteak said on May 18th, 2006
allah wouldn't know..he can't send a letter to the post office, let alone send your route. it is at least 13d.
Power2U said on October 15th, 2006
Good movement, sharp holds, gotta figure out that move at the 2nd bolt to head right and up to the anchors off the rest. We'll see...
Horatio Felacio said on September 19th, 2007
wow, best .13b in the universe. someone told me that the huge ledge at the 6th bolt is ok to climb out to and rest on. after going out there, i must conclude that this is a very homosexual tactic, especially with a big hold to rest on at the bolt. please do not be a homo.
SCIN said on September 19th, 2007
Is that why you still sent it Horatio? Oh wait, you haven't sent it yet. BOO!
mcrib said on September 19th, 2007
No he sent it second go I was there. There were alot of second go sends that day. SCIN did that 12d thing second go as well. Sick day to just be there watching bros.
Horatio Felacio said on September 19th, 2007
raymond, do not anger me on a tuesday!!!!!!!!!! i will puncture your anus with many black penises.
allah said on September 19th, 2007
I seem to remember HO FO on this thing quit awhile ago, or that might have been some other funny lookin skinny whitey
Anonymous said on September 20th, 2007
shit allah, you got me!
schwagpad said on February 15th, 2008
It's homosexual to NOT use the no hands rest (like, hey look at me, I'm the fairy that refuses to rock over on my left foot for a huge rest because somebody might think I'm cheating....). My first 5.13 in 4 years. Hells yeah. go me.
Anonymous said on November 6th, 2008
be sure to check the bolts when you climb- they get shifted horizontal when someone lowers out cause the anchor is out to the right. they can be put back vertical by hand. Seems illogical not to stand on the ledge, in fact that's probably where the line should end. Beautiful route, even if the finish is a bit contrived. Andrew Burgoon
512OW said on December 1st, 2008
Good line, fun climbing. Hard to call it 13b... but I'm still new to the grade. Felt more like 13a. Whatever, I'll take the fluff.
Anonymous said on March 13th, 2009
Softest 13b Ive done in the Red. More like 12d/13a
Leslie said on April 2nd, 2009
Easiest 13b in the red. Cool moves but kind of contrived. Felt like hard 12d. For full value I think the anchors should be put higher so you have to make the last move :o)
Wes said on April 3rd, 2009
Dropped it to 13a, seems to be more of a consensus. Not sure about the contrived part - it pretty much follows a seem/feature? And I just dropped in off the break the scene anchors to bolt it since that was much easier then dropping a line from the top.
der uber said on September 21st, 2010
Encountered 3 spinning bolts on 9/19/10. They all tightened down just fine.