Swap Meet

This route is located in the Southern Region at Volunteer Wall

The Haas Memorial Route


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Farley's Folly 5.10a (Sport) **

First Ascent: Curt Farley in 2007
Length: 40ft
Bolts: 5 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Walk right from Swap Meet to the next bolted line 10 feet left of Haas Memorial Route. Boulder out the roof to start, and cruise to the next roof on big holds. Balance up the remainder of the line.
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Owner: RRGCC
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2.29 stars (34 votes)
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5.10b (29 votes)

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1
anticlmber said on November 26th, 2007
not too shabby. makes a nice arching route with some fun moves and a little spice feel.
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jlu said on December 30th, 2007
fun heelhook start (if you stay left) to some good dancing and balancing
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Jeff said on August 18th, 2008
Anchors need another quick link apiece. I would have put em on if I had them.
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Rollo said on July 26th, 2009
My crew and i thought this thing should be named "Union Terminal". The start hold that i uploaded a picture of bears a striking resemblance to the terminal which is situated in Cincinnati.... and frankly, the name "Unknown-Volunteer-Wall-I" blows.
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ynp1 said on November 10th, 2009
This route was put up by Curt Farley a few years ago. It was named Farley's Folly. I think he graded it 9+, but i guess it is harder.
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ynp1 said on November 25th, 2010
Needs chains and I will add them next time I am out there. Cool climb and is cleaning up nicely.
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Power2U said on May 21st, 2012
Slaberific wandering up an odd face after a bizarre roof start.... definitely and odd one!
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EricDorsey said on June 6th, 2012
Least favorite route I have been on at the Red. Really odd and poorly bolted I thought.
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SpikySkaKid said on May 6th, 2014
Has a great start with that roof to some good crimp climbing. After the ledge it gets weird and the bolt placement does seem odd. Ended up going up and left and using the arete for the last several bolts to the chains.
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dlangdonj said on May 7th, 2016
I actually really enjoyed this route. Fun start and nice rest in the middle. also a really cool top out. I agree the bolting at the top is super weird though.
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CRZYFST said on April 27th, 2019