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Routes in Catch and Release Crag aka Montreat Crag

Four TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
One T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Release T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Three T,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Two T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Shared By: boydpainting on Mar 24, 2010
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Description

This crags is sunny, short, and south-facing. There are five lines on this rock, all "TR-able."

Eds. Note, this is on private land, and it should thus be avoided.
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L->R:

A. One, 6, 1p, 55', gear or TR.
B. Two, 7, 1p, 55', gear or TR.
C. Three, 9-, 1p, 55', gear or TR.
D. Four, 11, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
E. Catch, 10-, 1p.
F. Release, 9, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
G. Crack/Flake, 1p.

H. Cast In Stone, 10+, 1p, bolts.
I. Dry Fly, 9, 1p, bolts & gear.

Getting There

It is about 16 miles up from the BST, on the NORTH. Hike uphill for 20 seconds, yeah, seconds.

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It appears to me that these rocks are on private property; I attempted to make a visit today but found what looked like a property pin at the base of the crag. Upon further research this evening, I'm thinking climbing here is not a good idea.

Here's a link to the Larimer County Land Information Locator:

maps.larimer.org/lil/?xCent….

The boundaries of Parcel 25211-00-025 seem to include all the routes described.

Screen shot of street-side photo from Google maps (compare to crag photo):



Tread carefully -- or not at all if you come to the same conclusion that I have. Mar 15, 2015
Did these routes 9 years ago and put in the toprope bolts. We called it the Catch and Release crag. Route 5 is Release. Catch is between 4 and 5 in the photo - 10a. Also there's another top rope around the corner to the right of Release -- look for a short steep thin crack/flake immediately right of an outside corner. A small arete 30 feet to the right of this one now has 2 new face climbs. Cast In Stone, 10+, 5 bolts to a 2 bolt anchor, and Dry Fly, 5.9, 2 bolts plus some gear to 2.5 inch. Shares the same anchor as Cast in Stone. If you want to just top-rope these routes, the anchor can be reached by some exposed third class shenanigans. Jul 16, 2010
boydpainting
Estes Park CO
boydpainting   Estes Park CO
Good call, forgot those bolts were up there. May 3, 2010
jeveslage
Loveland
jeveslage   Loveland
If you follow the beta photo for route 1 where it goes right towards the tree for an anchor, there is a pair of bolts on the top you can use for a top rope or anchor. Apr 27, 2010
Ahh, I should have figured that one out. Mar 31, 2010
boydpainting
Estes Park CO
boydpainting   Estes Park CO
Sorry, sixteen miles upstream from the Beige Siphon Tube. Mar 28, 2010
"16 miles up from the BST"? allen Mar 28, 2010

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