|Brown Cloud Rocks
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This is an obvious line just left of Volobee (aka Jolobee). It ascends a corner and has two possible finishes. A loose knob at the split point suggests that it has not been ascended. The name is in honor of David Laurienti who prematurely was sadly taken from us on Ypsilon in RMNP.
Start up with some scrambling to the base of the dihedral. Don't fill that right sidepull with a cam. Move up on to a small nook which has a fair bit of dirt that came down after cleaning above. It could use a brooming, but we forgot that in the car. Continue up to the fork in the Y where you may be able to get a yellow Alien.
Going left is more difficult and involves limited hand holds, stemming, and some balance. Once atop the block, you can reach down and clip the anchor bolts for Bullet The Brown Cloud.
Going right is less tricky, and you can get another piece in before finishing up left of the anchors of Volobee (aka Jolobee).
This is just left of Volobee (aka Jolobee).
Cams to a #3 Camalot.
Deb on the left finish.
Believe or not, we got gr...
The route from below.
|By Jay Eggleston|
Apr 30, 2013
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c
The rock in the upper crack near the "Y" is loose and crumbly. I went to the right at the top. The route is entertaining, but I don't recommend it unless you have done everything else in the area.