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Mikey's Island  


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Submitted By: 1rsties4life on Sep 7, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: The South face of Mikey's Island from the approach...

Description 

This is the pinnacle just Southeast below Horse Head located on the ridge line. From the approach to Horse Head, you can see the striking finger cracks that make up two of the three climbs this formation has to offer.

Getting There 

Hike to Horse Head and on its far Eastern flank scramble downhill Southeast 100 yards, then hike slightly back up and around to the base of the formation.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.1 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',0],['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 Mikey's Island:
Annie's Knotty Fingers   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Matt Coffman on the second ascent milking one of the few rest stances before the second crux.

Annie's Knotty Fingers 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Mikey's Island
This is the right hand finger crack that climbs directly up, cuts right, then back left at the top into the thin hands crack just below the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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A pair of stellar splitter cracklines. <br />Distriminator on left. Annie's Knotty Fingers on right.
BETA PHOTO: A pair of stellar splitter cracklines. Distriminat...

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By Rob DeZonia
Sep 10, 2011
I looked at these lines a couple years ago. They look good. I never got a partner to go climb them though. There are several ather routes near this that I'll be climbing soon if no one gets there first.
By 1rsties4life
From: CO
Sep 12, 2011
Well it's not like there's not 100s of others out there to do like these. I keep getting surprised with every corner I look around. In the meantime, give these a burn and let us know what you think of the ratings.