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Dinosaur Rock
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L to R R to L Alpha
Big Bob Cranks S,TR 
Dinosaur Jr. TR 
Dinosaur Tracks T 
East Bone T 
East Face Right/Dinosaur Rock T 
East Face/Dinosaur Rock T 
Jurassic Park S 
Milk Bone S 
Patience Face S,TR 
Pink Man's Burden S 
Pretty in Pinkler S,TR 
Rug Munchers T 
Shaft, The S,TR 
South Ramps T 
Tracks are for Kids S,TR 
Triceratops Tracks S,TR 
Ultrasaurus (aka Uber-Pwnage) S 
West Bone T 
West Face [Dinosaur Rock] T 
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Rug Munchers 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c R

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 230'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: unknown
Season: any
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Submitted By: Tony B on May 30, 2006

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K & J follow P2.

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Description 

This route is a pretty mellow route but has even less good gear than the average Flatiron route, at least the way we did it. Regardless, it is mostly solid stone and fun climbing.

There is a belay at ~200' (60 meters of rope to the end) on a good shelf 30' below the top to stop on. To identify it, find the natural thread. The top is a knife-blade and does not afford a good belay anyway, so stop there. To top out, send one climber up and over, then down the back while belaying - the stronger party can come down solo after the first one is safely down, having been belayed by a rope up and over the summit to the opposite side and ground.

Location 

On the left side of the East Face of the Dinosaur Rock, just left of a small broken slab that leans on the main face and just right of the closure area sign, there is a smooth ramp going up and right along a dark groove in the rock. Follow this until the rock gets flaky, then bump up over a wall to the right to better rock and better holds. This is probably 5.4.

Protection 

A few TCUs and cams. Maybe a Lowe Tricam or two. I placed a #0.75 Camalot, a #2 Camalot, and a red tricam, in all.


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Deb leads P1.
Deb leads P1.
Kira & Jackie follow P1.
Kira & Jackie follow P1.
Erin on her first multi-pitch climb.  She doesn't recommend the rain, hail, or thunder for a first timer. <br /> <br />Though, that may be a good start for a budding alpine climber?
Erin on her first multi-pitch climb. She doesn't ...

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