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Ice Box (later renamed by some ... Jurassic Park)
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Crichton's Crack T 
First Iteration S,TR 
Flake-O-Saurus T,TR 
Get Up That Tree T 
Lawyer on the Toilet T 
Lichen Lung T,TR 
Mud in Your Eye T 
Prologue T 
Recombination Mutation T 
Rowdy Joe Bad S 
Second Iteration S 
Slot-A-Saurus aka Anatomy Lesson T 
Sore-O-Pod aka Spatial Juxtaposition T 
Velociraptor's Revenge T 
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Slot-A-Saurus aka Anatomy Lesson 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Jesse Ryan on Jun 15, 2002

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Description 

This is the longest route on the cliff and a good one, too. It is located to the right of Lawyer on the Toilet and 15' left of Lichen Lung. Climbs up a right facing slot and around the corner to a nice finger crack. Next, the line becomes a short and interesting flare, a #0 TCU possible near the top. Save some 1"-2" protection for the final crack.

Protection 

Standard rack up to 4".


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By Brian Weinstein
Aug 4, 2006
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

There is a strenuous move of 10- entering the final flare. A good one to do before knocking out the two beauties to the right.
By Mark Calder
From: Fort Collins, CO
Aug 12, 2008

Huzzah for that final #0 or #00 in the top of the offwidth flaring chute! It makes exiting the chute a fun move instead of a pants soiling endeavor.

It took me a long time to puzzle out how to enter the offwidth flare. The final top-out was a bit strenuous, but it was on excellent hand jams. It's a smorgasboard of crack climbing with each size of crack nicely divided into its own section.
By Aaron Martinuzzi
Mar 30, 2009

Called "Anatomy Lesson" in Rock Climbing @ Vedauwoo (Kelman).
By Clay Stoner
From: Sheridan, Wy
Oct 4, 2009
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

MUST DO! This is a great line, with a lot of variation caused by the stepping of the rock. I don't know if the top section could be called offwidth, since it can be done with some thin fingers for balance and solid feet jamming. I never used anything larger then a #3 c4. Small stoppers are adequate for the top section. Fun venture up solid rock with a bear hug finish or finger locking goodness!
By BretWith1T
From: Laramie, Wyoming
Oct 11, 2010

Great sport! Even more so when you get caught in a sleet storm halfway up. Lots of variety on solid rock. The rap anchors are both intact now.
By Rob Davies UK
From: Cheshire, UK
Oct 16, 2010
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Lots of variety. Knees useful to get into top groove.
By bart cubrich 1
May 29, 2014
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Cool route. Found gear a little thin right before the roof, but worth doing if you are in the area.
By NOCO Crystal
From: Loveland, CO
Jul 30, 2014

This is a great route to top rope solo. The anchors can be reached fairly safely, and then you can easily back it up. Because of the nature of the climb, it can be done several different ways and makes for a great outing. There are other routes as well with anchors at the top. Overall, a great place to solo.