|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch|
|Original:||YDS: 5.10c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b R [details]|
|FA:||Steve Dieckhoff (os) & Emma Williams|
|Submitted By:||steve dieckhoff on Nov 8, 2001|
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By steve dieckhoff
Nov 9, 2001
The reference to p182 of Rossiter's guide is to where it would probably had we done this route in time...
I've found out that there is a Green Room in the Flatirons so now it's a little confusing-rather like having a SONIC YOUTH at every crag. This reference was to surfing and being in the 'tube'.
By Brad Bond
Nov 18, 2002
I found the moves over the initial bulge and up to the good protection to be about 5.8+ vs.-- as in insecure high stepping on licheny holds with a 30 ft. ledge fall. (Sounds like "vs" to me!)
So I, as the Brit's like to say, "wobbled." I traversed up and right to the second bolt on Pt. Break and clipped it with a double-length runner and this gave me no rope drag problems with the rest of the route. Even with this bolt clipped 20 ft. to my right, running out the 8+ was still "s," but made me happy about not having to deal with getting absolutely wrecked if I fell.
From the good pro, follow the path of least resistance leftward below a roof system and around the corner to good footholds at the lip of the reef and the crux. Stepping around the corner and bridging up the well-protected crux provides for some of the best moves in Eldo in a very wild position. I will do this route again!
It might be a good idea to swing by Neptune's and take a look at the topo before setting out on this thing.
By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Mar 12, 2007
|Can the topo be scanned and posted?|