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Fire Wall and Upper Tier
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Aaron's Route S 
Anvil, The S 
Black Sheep, The S 
Burnt S 
Dennis Hopper Memorial Route T 
E-Z Rider S 
Egg, The S 
Family Man S 
Father's Day S 
Fire Walker S 
Fiyo S 
Fun for the Whole Family S 
In Descent S 
It Takes a Village to Raise a Route S 
Kindling S 
Nicole's Corner S 
Prescribed burn S 
Reignite S 
Shadow Caster S 
Still Smokin S 
Summer Solstice S 
Toast S 

Dennis Hopper Memorial Route 

YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7+ French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: J Foley, Tim Naylor, Ted O'maley. Memorial Day 2010
New Route: Yes
Season: summer
Page Views: 428
Submitted By: Jfoley on Jun 1, 2010

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Description 

Start directly behind tree and follow a small right facing corner up fifteen feet then traverse right under small roof and climb face to corner at ledge. Now follow A double crack system caped by small roof above. Exit left around roof then continue up crack above. Good pro up to the roof. Marginal shallow pro immediately before and after roof then decent pro to a two bolt anchor. There is an optional 5.9+ bolted start to the right.

Location 

Left side of Fire Wall. About 8 feet left of In Descent

Protection 

Standard rack. This is the only trad route on the fire wall.


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By Craig Childre
From: Lubbock, Texas
Jun 10, 2010

Right ON!... I guess EZ rider shooting down at the Stagecoach springs, just being in the area, always sparks memories of Hopper and Fonda
By Jfoley
Jun 12, 2010

Thanks Craig. Dennis was laid to rest in Taos and had a memorial at The St Francis Church in Ranchos De Taos at the same time we were putting up these routes this past memorial day. He has had a presence on and off in Taos since his first trip here for the filming of Easy Rider. RIP