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69.5 Crack 
D's Dry Dream 
Death of Innocents (aka Chick Filet) 
Don't Pout 'Cause Yer Down 'n Out 
Don't Pout Climb Up and Out 
Drinking Wine with the Chinese (aka The Jizzler) 
Hate Hate (aka Whiskey Run) 
Henry Spies the Line 
High Plains Whimper 
Ian and Pat Spy Yet Another Easy Line 
Ian Murders Another Route 
Kevin Spies the Line 
Kevin's Trad Line 
Let's Wake up Ronnie and Barb 
Lying on the Ground 
Mind Mantle Arete 
Moment of Weakness 
Pigeon Pile Pinnacle 
Risky One (aka Best Route EVER!) 
Table Top 
Unknown at TT Area 

Table Top Area 

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This area has really great rock. It is a lot of fun, faces south, and can be really nice on cool days.

Getting There 

This is to the left of the Overhang Area. This is to the right of Tradlands.


A. Mind Mantle Arete, 11- or 9, 1p, bolts.
B. High Plains Whimper, 7, 1p, 45', bolts.
C. 69.5 Crack, 8, 1p, gear.
D. Table Top, 10, 1p, 55', bolts & gear.
E. crack, 7, gear.
F. Kevin Spies the Line, 6 or 7, 1p, 55', bolts.
G. Old trad line, 7, 1p, 55', gear.
H. Kevin's Trad Line, 7, 1p, 55', gear.
I. Ian and Pat Spy Yet Another Easy Line, 7, 1p, 55', bolts & gear.
J1. Ian Murders Another Route, 8, 1p, 55', bolts & gear.
J2L. Redrum, 7, 1p, 60', gear.
KL. Sleeper, 8, 1p, 60', gear.
L. Henry Spies The Line, 10-, 1p, 60', bolts.
M. Let's Wake up Ronnie and Barb, 9-, 1p, gear.
N1. Drinking Wine with the Chinese (aka The Jizzler), 9, 1p, 60', gear.
N2. Death of Innocents (aka Chick Filet), 11, 1p, bolts.
O. Unknown at TT Area or Hug the Butt?, 11+, 1p, 50', bolts.
PO. Hate Hate (aka Whiskey Run), 10, 1p, bolts.
QO. Risky One (aka Best Route EVER!), 10-, 1p, bolts.
R. Moment of Weakness, 10, 1p, 40', bolts.
S. Umph, 6, 1p, gear.
T. D's Dry Dream, 9+, 1p, 65', bolts.
U. Lying On the Ground, 11+, 1p, bolts.
V1. Don't Pout Climb Up and Out, 8+, 1p, 60', gear.
V2. Don't Pout Cause Yer Down and Out, 8+, 1p, 60', gear.
W. Pigeon Pile Pinnacle, 10 or 11-, 1p, bolts.
X. Psychasthenia, 12?, 1p, bolts.

24 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Table Top Area:
Drinking Wine with the Chinese (aka The Jizzler)   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
Henry Spies the Line   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
D's Dry Dream   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Table Top   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 55'   
Mind Mantle Arete   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Pigeon Pile Pinnacle 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c  CO : Golden : ... : Table Top Area
Pigeon Pile is better than the name would imply, and its demerits stem more from the bolted (detached?) blocks than from the pigeon pile. Begin on the obvious, bolted, South-facing bulge right of Lying on the Ground. The best stuff comes right off the deck with the first three clips and this is balancy and a bit powerful. Once on top of the block, pick your way carefully up to the anchor on largely good climbing. There are some dubious bolt placement, but I don't believe that anyth...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By rob bauer
From: Golden, CO
Mar 21, 2010

What's the named of the bolt route (5.6) between 69.5 Crack and Mind Mantle Arete?

By Matt Powers
Nov 4, 2010

Does anyone know what the bolted line to the right of Death of the Innocents is? You can see it in the beta photo. It's mostly finger-crack moves.