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This route is located in the Miller Fork at Chaos


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Resistor 5.12c (Sport) ****

First Ascent: Ray Ellington in 2014
Length: 50ft
Bolts: 6 (report bad bolts/anchors)

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Begin with a left sidepull and right pocket. Stab up through pockets and slopers aiming for the rail. A good right-hand hold can be found on the rail to clip the second bolt from. From the ledge continue on slopes and pockets up the steepening wall where the crux greets you at the chains. A long pull to a two finger pocket followed by a desperate snatch of the clipping jug.
Moves: Bouldery
Descent: Chains
Stays Dry: Downpour
Owner: RRGCC
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5.12d (17 votes)

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Submitted by: ray
Date: Oct 28th, 2014


Anonymous said on September 16th, 2017
The "Best of the Red" guidebook incorrectly states that this is an eliminate.
mshepard60 said on October 28th, 2017
I'm pretty sure this route is missing the last bolt. The number of bolts for the route is listed as 6 and there are only 5 on the route. I can see an old bolt hole at the end between the last existing bolt and the anchors.
Anonymous said on October 30th, 2017
Missing bolt replaced today, perma added to assist in cleaning.
ray said on October 30th, 2017
Damn, thanks. I owe ya a 12 pack.
jkpugel said on May 25th, 2018
First off, I thought this route was really good, has some cool moves, and interesting holds. For the sake of accuracy, I would like to point out that it is quite soft. I can’t think of a single 13a that this is as hard as, but I can think of quite a few 12c’s like Stain and Heart Shaped Box that this might compare to (or maybe even be easier than). Overall, great route and no disrespect intended, just one man’s opinion.
Anonymous said on May 25th, 2018
Ya way to many weak fucks are ticking this climb. Honestly hard 12b soft c if it was anywhere else besides miller
ray said on May 25th, 2018
Probably is. I did it in the summer and the grade was a guess. The only way to send a real 13a is to climb a 13b so avoid this one if you're chasing the number. Other than that just enjoy it.
ray said on May 25th, 2018
I went ahead and dropped the grade to 12c. Thanks for being honest jkpugel. Also I think Electric Dong is much cooler if anyone hasn't checked it out. The jump to the dong is awesome.
jkpugel said on May 26th, 2018
I think the beta has changed somewhat since the FA, but thanks for putting it up and for all your work in the Red! Electric Dong looks like a great route and I will definitely get on it next time I’m over there.
Jack.amaus86 said on May 27th, 2018
I'm just curious whats the point of the consensus vote if its ignored due to a few comments. Just a thought. For the record i have done this route with the og beta. I wouldn't argue against it being 12+ just seems strange that two comments changed the grade officially instead of the consensus vote which is still solid at 13a.
Anonymous said on May 27th, 2018
because 13a climbers are the worst kind of sheeple and want to believe so badly that they're special?
ray said on May 27th, 2018
Honestly it’s because it’s my line and I want it to be Graded accurately. Also how do you know what my OG beta was?
Anonymous said on May 27th, 2018
People want to believe it was a 13a so they can get another 13a tick. Felt easier than 13a to me, 12d or 12c seems right.
Anonymous said on May 27th, 2018
Calm down there Jack. Don’t get all butt hurt about the down grade. The climb is still there and just as good as it was before. Awesome climb, thanks Ray.
Anonymous said on May 28th, 2018
Agree with the downgrade, definitely not a 13, or even a hard 12, thanks Ray.
Anonymous said on May 29th, 2018
I entirely support the downgrade of this route, 12c seems reasonable. Excellent route no matter what the grade is!
Anonymous said on May 29th, 2018
Man, my ego doesn’t even hurt..I have never sent 12d, let alone 13a, and I put this thing down in just a few goes. Not underestimating my abilities, but this downgrade puts things into better perspective of where I’m at.
Anonymous said on May 29th, 2018
Yea to many weak fucks are ticking this, I’m thinking more like 12b
Anonymous said on May 30th, 2018
Way soft for 13a. 12c feels good. Thanks for the the route and the update Ray!
Anonymous said on May 30th, 2018
When jkpugel speaks, people listen. jkpugel for president!