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Elevation: 6,989 ft
GPS: 39.70833, -107.69273
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Nov 29, 1999
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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The shady cave of The Nappy Dugout can be a welcome respite from the heat in the rest of the canyon, and it seldom sees any sun at all. This steep area is host to about a dozen routes most being very steep. Difficulty runs the gamut from 5.10c to the Rifle test piece, Lung Fish, at 5.14a. Overall rock quality is quite good and most routes can be done with a 50 meter cord. Route numbering begins from the left with Family Unit as # 1. This route just catches the left edge of the cave.

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The Nappy Dugout has easy access. Park as for the Wasteland. Walk into the Wasteland and pick your way right to the end of the wall. About 100 ft right, and via a trail, is the cave of The Nappy Dugout. A few routes can also be found right of the cave itself and out in the sun.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Nappy Dugout

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 200
Mr. Cranky Pants
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 228
PMS
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 207
PMT aka Squawk Box
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 120
Ivory Tower
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 97
Geriatric Journey
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 42
Family Unit
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 150
Fossil Family
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 51
Family Jewels
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Family Feud
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 14
Drunken Monkey
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 37
Kingfisher
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 9
Fringe Dweller
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 8
Should Have Pulled Out
Sport
5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
 4
Lung Fish
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mr. Cranky Pants
 200
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
PMS
 228
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
PMT aka Squawk Box
 207
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Ivory Tower
 120
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Geriatric Journey
 97
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Family Unit
 42
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Fossil Family
 150
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Family Jewels
 51
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Family Feud
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Drunken Monkey
 14
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Kingfisher
 37
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Fringe Dweller
 9
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Should Have Pulled Out
 8
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Lung Fish
 4
5.14- 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Sport
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