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Routes in D Crags
|Type:||Trad, 820 ft, 5 pitches, Grade III|
|FA:||Paul Ross . Layne Potter|
|Page Views:||1,325 total, 7/month|
|Shared By:||USBRIT Ross on Jun 5, 2003|
|Admins:||Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq|
DescriptionFrom the I.70 entrance drive 1.8 miles to pull off. Follow the Wash that crosses the road a few yards past the pull off. after about 1/4 mile walk right and enter the slot canyon on its left. Go up the canyon to a cairn below the slab on the left of the canyon. A nice introduction to the slabs on good rock.
P1)Excellent climbing past 3 bolts .From the third bolt move right to the dark brown rock to reach good ledge with small bushes . Bolt anchors 170' 5.8+R..
P2) Climb short slab into a groove on the right. Then back left to another open groove to bolt belay at its top. 200' 5.4R
P3) Climb up the slabs very slightly left to small ledge and bolt anchors. 200' 5.4R..
P4)Do not enter easy looking groove on the left as it leads to poor rock.Climb straight up to shallow ramp directly above the belay and follow towards the summit. 200'5.7R..
P5)A short pitch climbs the left side of the fine summit and register. 5.5....
Descend with 4 long rappels. From the summit one can scramble down left and traverse to the anchors at the top of pitch 4...