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Check Your Six S 
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie S 
Creepy S 
Crossbow S 
Flail S 
Loyalist S 
Orange You Glad S 
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River Rats S 
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Turtle Head S 

Check Your Six 

YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11b French: 6c Ewbanks: 23 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 23 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Jan 22, 2007

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Description 

This would be a 4 star route, if the climbing did not degrade on "Check Your Head". Follow very thin moves along a crack system to a roof finish that joins "Check Your Head" 5.10b/c.

Location 

It is a direct start to Check Your Head....

Protection 

5 bolts to the finish on Head....


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By Hazen Goodyear
Oct 28, 2008

Solid .11b moves all the way to the 4th bolt, which left me pumped for the rest of the climb.
By Dougald MacDonald
Oct 31, 2010
rating: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

Best rock we saw at the Palace. Too bad it's not longer!
By Demyanek
From: Fort Collins, CO
Apr 21, 2014

Probably the best climb on the main (south) face at the Palace. Thoughtful and interesting climbing, lock-off moves on crimps for the crux around the 4th bolt.
By Snook
5 days ago
rating: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

My favorite on the Poudre Face for sure. The route is clean and solid. 5.11 all the way up pass 4th bolt to a very awesome no hands rest. Personally, I found the top to be a bit harder, maybe because I was pumped? But I also accidentally went way right, so I had to do a weird traverse back left. Be careful to not go too far off right, because this shares the same anchors with the 5.10 on the left.

This is more sustain than Flail, which is another 5.11 nearby, but I thought that this was easier because the holds are so chalked up and easily identified.