Short Cliff w/ Three Cracks
BETA PHOTO: Cliff with 3 cracks
This crag is probably best described by its name, except that there appears to be 4 cracks. Too much THC? This is a small crag in the vicinity of the Blob Massif, Bitty Buttress area, Voodoo Wall, which is lower & closer to the road. It is probably worth a visit if short on time, low on motivation, or if you're a wanderer. 4 one-pitch, intermediate routes here on less-than-perfectly-beautiful rock sum up this crag.
L->R these are:
A. Far Left
, 9, 1p, gear.
, 9, 1p, gear.
, 10-, 1p, gear.
, 9+, 1p, gear.
E. Reach for It
, 9-, 1p, 95', gear.
F. B-Line For The Tree Line
, 7, 1p, 90', gear.
G. Get Over Yourself
, 7 PG-13, 1p, 90', gear.
H. It's Just Rock Climbing
, 8 PG-13, 1p, 90', gear.
On the north side of the creek. Park in the lot for Cob Rock; the Cliff is to the north, below Bitty Buttress
(or down and right from East Blob
Rock). Head for East Blob
Rock, and about 2/3 of the way up, follow the footpath to the right. You should run right into the cliff.
Weather station 5.6 miles from here
8 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
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Hesitation 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR, 1 pitch
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: Short Cliff w/ Three Cracks
This is a somewhat indistinct line at first, but it is actually not hard to follow. The climbing is on a mix of jugs sidepulls and slopers, and the gear is reasonably plentiful in the carious features found along the way until after the ledge.Toward the right end of that cliff there is a short, right-leaning, right-facing dihedral. Start on the face just left of this and head up the wall on horizontals and sidepulls, just left of the arete and dihedral, placing gear where ever and when ever po...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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