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Roof Route 

YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b

Type:  Trad, TR
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10 French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII- ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: unknown
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Submitted By: Joe McManus on Jul 26, 2001

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Pullin' the Nose (Roof Route) at Duncan's.


Go up and over the major roof at Duncans Ridge. The route is dead center in the middle of the Ridge between the 5.7 Corner and the 5.9 Dihedral route.


Bring some long slings for the TR anchors and maybe a tri cam or two.

Eds. Per Jarrod Keller: this route now has a bolted anchor.

Photos of Roof Route Slideshow Add Photo
Si climbin' the dihedral crack . . roof to the lef...
Si climbin' the dihedral crack . . roof to the lef...
Starting the roof.
Starting the roof.
Above the roof - 1980
Above the roof - 1980
Rob, a little off-route, around 1980
Rob, a little off-route, around 1980

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By Stewart Berry
Sep 6, 2003

This is a pretty fun roof. There are some great holds on it, some are just a little hard to find. The bolts on this route are no longer there. Bring a good bit of webbing and you can use the anchors for the 5.7 ( the route to the left) to top rope it.
By Anonymous Coward
Sep 1, 2004

Looks like the girl in the picture is in for a gnarly fall! Hope she made it.
By Timmy! Tormey
From: Fakeville, USA
Feb 3, 2005

There is a picture of a girl leading this route... this is not a very good route to lead unless you are confident of the moves. If you are confident of them, then rock on bro!!
By Umph!
Mar 6, 2007
rating: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R

5.10. . . what?
I'd give this 10c and a Very serious R.
Maybe a hold or two or three or four broke or something.
Would absolutely rec. TR before a lead.
Cool little climb.
For the area, the diverse climbing and the quality, I give 'er 3 stars. . . some may argue.
By climber73
From: Fort Collins, CO
Apr 23, 2007
rating: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b

This is a great TR. The anchor at the top takes a couple of nuts and a #1 Camalot.
By Rob C
From: Fort Collins, CO
Jun 16, 2008
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

A good roof problem 40 feet off the ground. The roof is not easily protected on lead, if at all. The beta photo of the gal shows where the last piece can go until you're standing above. It would be a nasty deck fall. Fun on TR. A four piece nut anchor was bomber.
By Robert Curry
From: Evans, Co
May 19, 2009

I checked out the roof and cracks opposing both sides .. roof was very scary and I took a lil drop when I tried. I'll be back soon.
By Flailin'
From: Fort Collins
Mar 31, 2015

This route now has a bolted anchor.
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