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Byrd's

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Angel Dust T 
B-Team Arete S 
Byrd's Classic T 
Freebase T 
No Justice for Rodney T,S 
Scrubby Oaks Crack T 
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Byrd's  


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Submitted By: Grant Bryans on May 5, 2006
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Description 

This area again offers some great climbing from the moderate to the strenuous. This area has such great climbs as Byrd's Classic and Angel Dust.

Getting There 

Keep coming left on the trail until you reach an open area with a large tree. This is where Byrd's and Angel Dust are located.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Byrd's:
Angel Dust   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches   
Byrd's Classic   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   
Freebase   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
B-Team Arete   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Byrd's
Byrd's Classic - Second roof and hand crack above it.

Byrd's Classic 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : Durango : ... : Byrd's
P1 - Climb up the corner and traverse left below a roof or take the wide-hand crack direct start (5.9). Follow the crack system to below another roof and traverse right. Finish up with a short splitter to a tree at a ledge.P2 - From the tree on the belay ledge, move left and climb the unprotected face. This pitch in seldom done....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Dean Hoffman
Jul 12, 2009
Ratty rap anchors replaced with new chains at top of No Justice for Rodney courtesy of Flagstaff SimianCrew. Would have liked to update the bolts but... didn't want to upset the status quo.
By Kevin Sainio
From: Durango, CO
Feb 22, 2011
Good call, Dean. The status quo always takes precedence over replacing crappy, 30 year old Star drives at East A. Unless it is "your" route, then you can do whatever the hell you want.