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Shark's Fin Wall

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Lay Back Crack T 
Shark Bait T 
Shark's Fin T 
Stupid Igits T,S 
True Colors T,S 

Shark's Fin Wall  


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Submitted By: Leo Paik on Aug 20, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Shark's Fin Wall from base.

Description 

This is a reorganization effort to help clarify routes in this area.

Getting There 

This is 1.3 miles west of the Beige Siphon Tube. Park at a dirt pullout on the north side of the road. Walk back east 50 feet to the gully and hike up and north 150 feet the the base of the west-facing rock.

L->R: 

A. Shark's Fin, 8, 1p, 60'.
B. True Colors, 10+/11-, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
C. Shark Bait, 7, 1p, 60', gear.
D. Stupid Idgits, 10, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
E. Lay Back Crack, 5, 1p, 40', gear.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.2 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['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 Shark's Fin Wall:
Shark Bait   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Stupid Igits   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Shark's Fin Wall.

Shark's Fin 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Shark's Fin Wall
1.3 miles west of the Beige Siphon Tube is a dirt pullout on the north side of the highway. Walk back east 50 feet to the gully, and head up and north for 100 feet to the base of the west-facing wall. This rock is the Shark's Fin Rock. On the left side of the Rock, an obvious sharp fin of rock juts out 25 feet up. Climb up and past it in to rotten rock with little protection. Traverse right to a two bolt anchor 60 feet up....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Shark's Fin Wall from across the gully.
BETA PHOTO: Shark's Fin Wall from across the gully.
Shark's Fin Wall.
Shark's Fin Wall.

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