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Piedra River - Lower West
Routes Sorted
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Black  S 
Black Beauty S 
Black Magic Spell T,S 
Cattle Drive S 
Chocolate Corner T 
Deuce S 
Different Strokes S 
Emotionally Involved S 
F***in' Greenies S 
First Wall S 
Full Body Brace T 
Giggin TR 
Golden Seam S 
Graffiti Wall 
Hollow Excuse S 
Hopstacle Course S 
Huggy Bear 
I & Eye S 
Jammers Kant T 
Lightning Crashes S 
Main Traverse 
Main Traverse 2.0 
Mild Hops S 
Moman 
Nescafe S 
Nick & Todd TR 
Noodle Wall TR 
November Reign S 
Practice Wall TR 
Raising Awareness S 
Rave Mode S 
Refuse To Suffer S 
Ruled By Force S 
Silver S 
Smokin' Stems T 
Solo Slab TR 
Southern Cross S 
Tan S 
Taster's Choice S 
Thunder Will S 
Trigger TR 
Unknown 2 T,S 
Van Gogh's S 
Wild Hops S 
Winning Streak S 
Unsorted Routes:

Golden Seam 

YDS: 5.11c/d French: 7a Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII ZA: 25 British: E4 6a R

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.11c French: 6c+ Ewbanks: 24 UIAA: VIII- ZA: 24 British: E4 6a [details]
FA: Jason Meyer & Wayne Lappeman, ~ 2000
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: manuel rangel on Jul 15, 2008

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Description 

As you enter the canyon, the walls meet the trail. At the first great swimming hole, look up and right to a brown face with shiny bolts, 7 total. The runout to the first bolt was demanding climbing on small edges. Then more of the same but bigger as you went up.

Per s.price: the crux start can be easily bypassed by short traverse in from right dropping the rating to 5.10+.

Location 

Walk along the trail downstream to the canyon proper. Just before the huge boulder at the water's edge, look up and right.

Protection 

7 draws.


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By manuel rangel
From: Tempe, Arizona
Jul 11, 2011

Thanks for the info, it was a very challenging onsight.
By s.price
From: PS,CO
Oct 5, 2012
rating: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

The R rating is easily avoided with a stick clip.
By b hof
From: Pueblo West, CO
Jul 11, 2014

The base of this route is guarded by a lot of vegetation, including stinging nettle.