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Black Slide S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Chinook S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Darys' Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Emerald Epitaph S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
High Flyer TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
No Wimp Situation S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Playing Hookie S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Problem Child S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Professor Plum With The Candlestick In The Conservatory S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Pulling the Flake T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Silmarillion S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tag aka Push Start S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Type: Sport
FA: Tom Hanson, 1998.
Page Views: 378 total, 2/month
Shared By: Dan Mottinger on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

Start off on a tough boulderly move (V2) in the crack to gain the arete. Climb the rest of the arete on good handholds to the anchors.

Protection

Four bolts to a two bolt belay.

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ROC
Englewood, CO
ROC   Englewood, CO
Skip the V2 bouldery start altogether. Just jump for the positive ledge and swing those feet up. Better stick it first try or you'll be donating a couple of layers of skin and some blood to the CWC rock. Once you stick that HUGE pocket on the left your basically done. Don't be tempted to stem out to the left as this makes it conisiderably easier. Apr 21, 2004
T. Hanson - Here are the names of these routes (numbered according to photogragh) 4: Problem Child, 5.10, FA: Scott Sills, '88. 5: Darys Crack, 5.8, FA: Chris Drysdale?, '86? 6: Emerald Epitaph, 5.10 FA: T. Hanson & S Sills, '88. 7: Pulling the Flake, 5.10, FA: S, Sills & T Hanson, '88. 8: High Flyer, 5.10, FA: Hanson, Sills, '88. 9: Tag, a.k.a. Push Start, 5.11a, FA: T, Hanson, '98. 10: Crack the Whip, 12a, FA: T. Hanson, '98. Jan 1, 2001