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This route is located in the Southern Region at Curbside

The Return of Frank Byron

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Action over Apathy 5.10b (Sport) ***

First Ascent: Kipp Trummel in 2006
Length: 60ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin 5 feet right of the previous line on pockets. Move up to a short roof, don't wuss out left, and crank hard to a good ledge. Continue up, angling right, on pumpy underclings and sidepulls.
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC

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2.95 stars (58 votes)
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5.10c (62 votes)

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Submitted by: krabikrabi
Date: Apr 30th, 2007

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jan 29th, 2007


ray said on January 29th, 2007
Go over the roof for the full effect! Excellent line.
stickclipkev said on April 10th, 2007
There is a stagnant pool of water to the right of this route. My dog swam in the pool and quickly developed severe neuro muscular symptoms. She is okay now but i spent alot at the vet. Beware if you have a dog.
pigsteak said on April 10th, 2007
stickclipkey....are you sure you are on the proper route? There is no standing water within 50 feet of this route, since the route is on a hill crest. You might be talking about the water down by the start of the approach trail, and in that case I agree. That water looks nasty.
dbarless said on November 1st, 2007
fun line, consistent moves, gives you just the right amount of pump to make it interesting...
ahab said on March 24th, 2008
apparently i did the apathy over action variation. do i care? eh.
Josephine said on July 5th, 2009
i also went left at the roof. i always tend to try the path of least resistance and somehow going straight up looked awfully hard! it had some neat moves up top.
annieoakley said on July 20th, 2011
don't waste your time.
vertical1 said on August 13th, 2012
The moves passing the first bolt, especially in the direction of the second, felt awfully hard for 10b. Has anything broken on this?
DWH said on August 14th, 2012
Going right over the roof feels mid 5.11. There's a large patch of chossy tan rock that appears like there used to be a hold there. Regardless, this route isn't 5.10 anymore.
merrick said on May 13th, 2013
The grade seemed way off. Either a bunch of things broke off of this or I don't know how to climb. Wildfire felt much easier. There were some scar marks on the bulge where holds might of been but all that is there now is a bad pinch to a few more bad holds. (or maybe I am too short?) Anyway, I suspect it got a lot harder.
nik said on May 23rd, 2013
to the best of my recollection, getting over that bulge is the hardest i've ever worked on a 10b. pretty fun. stick clip the first!
jenbongo said on November 12th, 2013
I agree, going right feels mid .11, but if you go left, it's still .10c-ish.
Rx2Climb said on September 25th, 2014
I didn't wuss out and this was the hardest 10b I have ever been on. Not sure, but felt like a key hold must have been missing from the roof. Suprisingly, I still really enjoyed the route.
Anonymous said on October 26th, 2015
the bottom has broken as stated, It's not 10b, more like mid 11 for a move or so unless you "wuss out", which means you skip the shitty broken moves at bottom. The upper part is good but not good enough to make up for the start. skip it
Anonymous said on September 28th, 2020
Not really worth getting on when compared to it's neighbor to the left. Also, the first bolt is absurdly high. With a six foot climber plus my stick clip we were not even close to clipping it
Anonymous said on September 28th, 2020
So try rock climbing to it JFC 🙄