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Road Rock

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Hand, The S 
Motorcycle Diaries T 
Road Kill S 
Road Rash (or Tweaked?) S 
Road Trip T 

Road Rock 


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Elevation: 7,173'
Location: 40.0001, -105.4132 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Good morning to early afternoon sun in the summer.

L->R:

A. Motorcycle Diaries 10, 2p, 130', gear.
B. The Hand, 10-, 1p, 60', bolts +/- gear.
C. Road Trip, 10, 1p, 100', bolts & gear.
D. Road Kill, 12, 1p, 70', bolts.
E. Road Rash (or Tweaked?), 11-, 1p, 70', bolts.


Getting There 

Drive 100 yards past the Bowling Alley (8.1 miles up the canyon) and park on a pullout on the right.


Climbing Season


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The start of the route looking into the sun.

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