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Snakes Head / S Wall
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Baptism T 
Big Bite S 
Bourbon Street T 
Desire T 
Geek Feet T 
L.S.A.T S 
Left Leaning Dihedral T 
Moose Bite TR 
Moose Head T 
Pizza Face T 
S-Wall S 
Snakes Head T 
Snakes Head Dihedral T 
Today is a Good Day to Die T 

Snakes Head 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a X

   
Type:  Trad, 150'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Ken Rose & Party
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Submitted By: Craig Childre on Nov 16, 2006

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Seven soloists on Snake's Head (5.5X).

Description 

About as Traditional as it gets. About 100' left of S-Wall, from an alcove climb up a crack up to the big face and top out.

Location 

Start 100' left of S-Wall. Top out, make the jump across and scramble over to the Head Wall anchors and rap.

Protection 

None


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By Andrew Tower
From: Golden, CO
Jul 3, 2007
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X

There are a variety of ways to get to the route but the fun of it begins on the giant ramp that is on the left side of Baldy (from the parking lot) at the very top.
By Alan See
Apr 5, 2011

Snake's Head is best done early in the day, before the wind picks up.
By Shelton Hatfield
From: Austin, Texas
Mar 1, 2014

The climbing may not be spectacular but the position and boulder hop seal the deal. Classic.