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Elevation: 4,000 ft 1,219 m
GPS: 33.27066, -111.04595
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Shared By: arjunmh on Mar 3, 2014
Admins: Aaron Mc, Zach Levy, Greg Opland, Brian Boyd, JJ Schlick, Kemper Brightman, Luke Bertelsen
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This is the farthest south and most surprisingly rich in routes sub area of Raptor Ridge. We had originally disregarded the region of the crag for being too short and broken up. Closer inspection revealed a number of intriguing crack climbs that we established relatively quickly thanks to the close proximity to each other. Most were developed ground up, as with others in this area, which added to the excitement and satisfaction of developing the area.

Note that a single two-bolt anchor with quick-links and biners is set up in the same style as most of our anchors at the top of Penguins and it serves as the rap station for 8 of the climbs of this area ("Snakes and Ladders" through "Southern Exposure").

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Get to the Raptor Ridge with the main trail, turn right and hike uphill past "Talon's Grip Area" to the last prominent crag on the ridge. The left arching crack, "Sidewinder" marks the sub-area easily.

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