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Escergot T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Nuts and Volts S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Ohmer's Odyssey T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Perry Meson T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
White Dwarf T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Elevation: 7,461 ft
GPS: 39.937, -105.291 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Dec 10, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

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This is a SW-facing, small crag with a handful of moderate lines on excellent Fountain Formation sandstone. It lies just WNW of Physical Crag. Typically, it is devoid of other folks due to the relatively-lengthy approach, short lines, but it can be worth the walk. It is probably no more than 100 foot tall. The crag is W of West Ridge, Shirttail, Rincon, Cadillac, the Veil, & Physical Crag.
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Getting There

This crag is most easily approached from the W end of Eldorado Canyon State Park. Park near the visitor center, hike up the Eldorado Canyon Trail. Pass the cutoff for Rincon, where the trail levels out. Continue W past Cadillac, The Veil, pass a burned area, and then near Physical Crag, wander up a faint path to this small but excellent crag. Expect an hour-ish for the approach.

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Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
Worth visiting once. Apr 4, 2007

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