|The Lower Tier
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BETA PHOTO: Approach to The Riviera and The Bihedral.
The lower tier of the Bihedral is being broken out into a separate area, since it's really distinct from the Left Side and the main upper tier area.
From left to right:
A1. Like a Wonk L start, 9-, 2p, 120', bolts & gear.
A2. Like a Wonk R start, 9-, 2p, 120', bolts & gear.
var P2 A1. Wonky, 11-, 1p, 60', bolts & gear. Arete R of p2 of Like a Wonk.
B. Botonga, 9, 1p, 40', 4 bolts.
C. Leave No Trace, 11-, 1p, 50', 4 bolts & gear.
D. Brace for Impact, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
E. Free at Last, 11, 1p, 120', 4 bolts & gear.
F1. Beer Dog, 10-, 1p, 90', 7 bolts.
F2. Hound's Tooth, 10-, 1p, 80', 7 bolts.
F3. Canine Corner, 10-, 1p, 75', 7 bolts.
G. Gully, 4th class, 90'.
H. Corner by tree, 2, 1p, 160'. Quickest way up. Mostly 3rd class.
I. Exposed 3rd class.
Routes on Small Slab:
J. Quick Work, 7, 1p, 3 bolts, 30'.
K. Git 'Er Done, 9+, 1p, 3 bolts & gear, 40'.
L1. Tinnitus, 11, 1p, 60', bolts.
L2. Where's Ron, 10-, 1p, 95', bolts +/- gear.
M1. Release the Kraken, 8, 1p, 95', bolt & gear.
M2. March Madness, 8, 1p, 95', bolts +/- gear.
N. Dancing Hippos, 4, 1p, 120'. Continuation above Abandonment.
Follow the approach trail for the Bihedral to its upper end, to the bottom of the rappel gully. Beer Dog, Hound's Tooth, and Canine Corner start on a buttress 25' above, left of the gully. Like a Wonk, Botonga, and Leave No Trace start about 100' left, down and around the corner. Free at Last starts below a prominent V-dihedral about 20' right of Leave No Trace.
15 Total Routes
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Free at Last 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
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Like a Wonk 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CO
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Two new first-pitch variations added 4/18/2007.Pitch 1a: Begin just left of Botonga, solo up easy rock and climb past 3 bolts (5.9) in a dihedral to a 2-bolt anchor.Pitch 1b: Climb the line just left of pitch 1a following 3 bolts (5.9) to a new 2-bolt anchor with Mussy hooks. You may need to temporarily clip the anchor to the right to get to the upper anchor.These two separate new anchors eliminate the rope shredding problem.Pitch 2: Move right past the anchor for Botonga and wonk yo...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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From: Goretex-Vortex, CO
Nov 3, 2007
Was here today and saw someone putting in a new bolt on what looks like Free At Last. Hopefully this was a replacement and not someone altering the existing line?