Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
The Visor

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Absolute Boulder Canyon S 
Bone Home S 
Dyno Monkey S,TR 
Flying Machines S 
Geek in the Creek S 
Hair of the Dog S 
Rubberneck S 
Welcome Wagon S 

The Visor 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 9,073
Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Mar 31, 2006
Forecast:
Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Chance of Rain
50° | 46°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
61° | 47°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
64° | 47°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
67° | 47°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
70° | 51°
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!
Seasonal Raptor Closure MORE INFO >>>

Description 

The Visor is the next crag uphill and right from the South Face of Surprising Crag. It is home to some overhanging 5.10 to 5.12 routes, with one 5.8 route for the less hard-core climber.

Routes from left to right:

A. Absolute Boulder Canyon, 11-, bolts.
B. Dyno Monkey, 11+, bolts.
C. Rubberneck, 12, bolts.
D. Flying Machines, 10+, bolts.
E. Bone Home, 10+, bolts.
F. Welcome Wagon, 10+, bolts. Arete.
G. Hair of the Dog, 9+, bolts.
H. Geek in the Creek, 8, bolts.


Getting There 

From the South Face of Surprising Crag, head uphill to the right. The crag is about 50' uphill from the climb Frictionary.


8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Visor
Peter Dillon climbing the headwall on Hair of the Dog.  Continuing straight up past the bolt is 10a; traversing left is easier.

Hair of the Dog 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Visor
This is located on "The Visor" on the right hand side, the second bolted line from the right. Start up a small vertical crack and then reach an easy ledge, which leads to a stemming face, up under a roof and ends at anchors just above a little roof. Look to the left while stepping up to the 4th/5th bolt to ease the difficulty. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Local Information for The Visor
Local Shops
A true mountain shop, located in the shadow of Boulder's Flatirons.
Gear that has the best chance of improving your outdoor experience.
Closeouts and cosmetic 2nds at below wholesale prices.
News
Jul 9 Access Fund is hiring in Boulder 0
Jun 11 New Women's Speed Record on the Nose   5
Jun 7 A Tribute to Jeff Lowe   4
May 15 MP Mobile App: Partnered with Black Diamond and now Free   4
May 12 New Feature: Improve This Page   3
May 1 New Yosemite Bigwall Printed Guide Book Now Available 0

[ Read All News ]
Upcoming Events
no events scheduled
Comments on The Visor Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -