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Second Tier

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L to R R to L Alpha
Chem Trail T 
Drunken Pilot T 
Ejector Seat T 
Little Black Box T 
Scoop Up a Little Sky T 
Stand By T 
Stress Fracture T 
Touch and Go T 

Second Tier  


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Location: 40.1736, -105.3617 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: John Marsella on Jun 30, 2013
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L->R:

A. Ejector Seat, 9+, 1p, 40', gear.
B. Chem Trail, 7 R, 1p, 40', gear.
C. Stress Fracture, 7+, 1p, 40', gear.
D. Touch and Go, 7+, 1p, 40', gear.
E. Scoop Up a Little Sky, 9+, 1p, 50', gear.
F. Little Black Box, 7.

Getting There 

Park in the paved pullout (it's a little loop-road) on the stream-side of the road ~0.2 mile upstream from mile marker 26; this pullout is downstream from the bathroom pullout.

Ford the river if the water's low. Currently there's a downed (but still alive) tree reaching across the water. Walk across this and head left (downstream) and around a bend. There's a nice big open area at the base of the lower tier routes.

Climb any of the Lower Tier routes, then scramble up just a little for the upper tier routes! Note that the LBB approach has one technical move.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.3 miles from here

8 Total Routes

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Scoop Up a Little Sky 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CO : Lyons : ... : Second Tier
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