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Itsy Bitsy Spider 

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This less visited boulder is home to some of the best problems at Ilium, including the area testpice- 'Itsy Bitsy Spider' (V7/8). Most of the lines are crimpy and technical on high quality sandstone. It is definitely worth a stop!

Getting There 

Take the trail that runs through the middle of the meadow. At the T intersection, go left and follow this trail for about 5 minutes past three large boulders (all with problems on them). The Itsy Bitsy Boulder will be visible on your right shortly thereafter.

Climbing Season

For the Telluride/Norwood area area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

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Sticking the crux deadpoint on 'Itsy Bitsy Spider'...

Itsy Bitsy Spider V7-8 7B  CO : Telluride/Norwood area : ... : Itsy Bitsy Boulder
Start low on two obvious crimps. Pull off the ground and make a hard move right to either one of a pair of crimps. Move the feet around and make a hard deadpoint/jump for another sloping crimp below the lip with your left. For most people, this is the crux. However, you still have to figure out a way to latch the lip, which is harder than it initially seems. This problem would be perfect if it was ten feet taller, but despite its relatively short stature, it still presents a great challenge and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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