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Action over Apathy

This route is located in the Southern Region at Curbside

Curbside No Traction

1 votes

The Return of Frank Byron 5.12c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Ray Ellington, Kipp Trummel in 2007
Length: 55ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Move 20 feet right from the corner to a line of bolts beginning with a horizontal shelf. No, nothing broke. The holds are just tough to see. Grab the shelf to start then trend left on pockets and edges. Veer back right to the second bolt, clip it, then crank a few more moves to reach an incut slot. Shake, then follow easier ground to the anchors.
Moves: Bouldery
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry:
Owner: RRGCC
bouldery (1) pockets (1)
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5.12d (8 votes)

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Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jan 29th, 2007

Submitted by: SCIN
Date: Jan 29th, 2007


ray said on January 29th, 2007
I might be biased but the moves on this line are some of the coolest moves I've done on a route at the Red. It's like something straight out of a climbing gym.
JR said on May 23rd, 2007
I concur. Killer route. Get on this sucka. It is in the shade all day.
bhuff04 said on December 4th, 2007
Amazing moves. This route climbs so powerful.
pumpout2004 said on October 11th, 2010
the route is Intense. hard for the grade.
Anonymous said on April 9th, 2012
Reminded me of the Eiger Nordwand.
Power2U said on May 19th, 2012
Awesome bouldery route! Not quite Stunning the Hog or Wild Gift, but up there.
Sandymalone88 said on May 29th, 2014
Intense bouldering for the first few bolts! Great route. One of my favorites of the grade so far. Hard.
Chuckdott said on May 31st, 2016
This is a gem. Felt like a very long V6/7 up to an easier finish. The holds and the movement are fantastic through the boulder problem. High first bolt and mandatory stick clip. Strong tendons and shoulders required.
whoneedsfeet said on August 21st, 2017
How can a route be that pissed off?