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Routes in Bitty Buttress

A's Jax T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Bitty Buttress T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Buzz, The S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Creeping Obscurity T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Electricity T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Holy Ascension T,TR 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c C1-2
Jagged Ascension aka The Hand is Quicker than the Eye T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Jaguary T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Jam Left T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Jitters, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Lorax, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Milk the Quartz for Pints T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Moby Dike S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Peach Monkey S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Peapod T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Return To Sender S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Reveille T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Right Crack or Last Crack (aka Mirage?) T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rise and Shine S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
South T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Spins, The T,S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Treetop Landing T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Voices Carry T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Welcome Home S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Trad, 3 pitches
FA: Pat Ament, Paul Mayrose, 1964
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Shared By: Ben Mottinger on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This is a great line up the exposed and interesting buttress.

P1: Start at the low point by a fallen tree and head straight up the crack systems. The exact route is probably the line of least resistance, but many variations are possible. This is the longest pitch and the best of the three. Belay on a big ledge.

P2: Take the corner to the right and crank up the large dihedral.

P3: Continue up the right-facing dihedral. The technical crux occurs after #2 Friend placement. This is your last placement for the next 15 feet. Move up through the thin, balancy crux and finish left on a large ramp.

It is another Ament classic.


Standard rack.
This is one of the best, if not THE best route in Boulder canyon that Ive climbed. 3 sustained, steep, exposed and FUN pitches.....half face and half crack....I wouldn call the 3rd pitch a dihedral (as Rossiters book says) but a flake/finger crack that peeters out with the awesome balancy crux above the crack......GREAT Route....Highly recommended.... Jan 1, 2001
Darrin Stein
Vancouver, WA
Darrin Stein   Vancouver, WA
A climb I have done many times, and it always gives me a thrill moving through that crux. Great lunch spot on the small ledge, just before the crux. Dec 5, 2001
Guy H.
Fort Collins CO
Guy H.   Fort Collins CO
This sunny route has some steep and varied moves on it. Leave the big gear at home, most of the pro is finger to thin hands. Extra finger sized cams and the smallest tricams are useful. The descent is a walk off to the west along a 3rd class ledge system. May 1, 2002
shad O'Neel  
A perfect #1 Camalot made the crux seem protected. This has to be my favorite 5.8 in Boulder Canyon. The first time I did it, I got juked and lost the toss for the first lead. Dave hollered down "it's 5.9 sport climbing with no bolts." After returning and leading it all, I'd agree, splendid. Jul 23, 2002
Let's call a spade a spade! Both the opening 20ft. and the final moves are 5.9 and R to boot... Dec 14, 2002
Usually not one to make comments about routes, but...

There's a sweet #10-ish stopper placement 5-10 feet up, several places for small nuts/micro cams near the dihedral the next 5-10 (ok, some of these are a little shady...), and big block to sling 5-10 feet aout the above mentioned gear. R? nah. Just sporty.dave brannon Dec 15, 2002
There's a giant nest on the far far right of the ledge at the top of the first pitch. It's very visible if you walk off from the top of the route around to the East (towards Boulder) and down a gully (the second inviting gully, the first one is a cliff). Dec 16, 2002
Ron Olsen
Boulder, CO
Ron Olsen   Boulder, CO
A wonderful, thought-provoking climb with adequate, but less-than-perfect pro on the first and third pitches.

An optional fourth pitch, up a 5.7 overhang directly above the third belay, is highly recommended. Short but fun. Run out the rope and belay near the top of the summit slabs. Tag the summit of Bitty Buttress on your way to the descent gully. Sep 30, 2003
Ron Olsen
Boulder, CO
Ron Olsen   Boulder, CO
One comment on the gear: on the third pitch, I get in a #2 Camalot low in the corner, a #.75 Camalot several feet higher, and then a red #1 Lowe ball nut in the thin parallel-sided crack just before the crux.

Regarding the approach: I use the gully directly below the rock that starts about 50 yards downstream from the Cob Rock parking area. It is a little loose in spots, but there is a reasonable climber's path all the way up, after an initial scramble past an easy steep rock band. The danger of knocking down loose rocks is minimal, and it's a lot faster than traversing over from the Blob Rock trailhead. Sep 30, 2003
Tonya Clement
Boulder, CO
Tonya Clement   Boulder, CO
This route is incredible to do on sunny winter days. It was a no shell or jacket day.Getting off the ground just above the fallen dead tree log feels a bit challenging. After moving six feet up, I found myself moving left to step up a few ledges before traversing back right. The majority of P1 is pure climbing with great gear placements. You just keep moving up and the route will push you to step left out onto the face (near the end of the pitch).Getting off the ledge on the start of P2 can also be challenging if you are short. I have one lay back move with wide leg stemming action before I can grab good holds and feel solid. The rest of P2 is fun and again full of good gear placements. The crux is defnately on P3 just before you top out and if you are a relatively new 5.8 leader bring a rope gun or be super confident on your feet and have great balance. I want to follow P3 one more time before leading it as the crux feels like a 5.9 move to me. Enough said, perhaps too much said. Enjoy! Jan 12, 2004
Ernie Port
Boulder, Colorado
Ernie Port   Boulder, Colorado
This is an excellent route. Great position. I've led this route once before and it ranks high for best in the canyon for the grade in my book.

IMO the first 20' is no harder than (8) with good pro.I would guess this start was harder when the fallen tree wasn't there. Moving left onto the slab in the final 15' of P1 is a bit balancey and runnout.A .5 cam under a hollow flake/undercling was my last placement in that last 10', but its easy climbing.

I could see where the start of P2 could be troublesome for some shorter people, but the upper corner in the last 2' felt like the crux on the pitch to me. No harder than (8) though with good pro.

P3 is spicy in the last 10'. Fun varied climbing with good placements up to that point.As Ron mentions, a .75 cam is bomber just below the crux. A black alien will fit a foot higher, the blue does not fit.IMO the crux sequence felt (9) moving up and left. Mar 25, 2004
You can protect the opening moves with a small cam (1-1.5cm). I had my belayer hand it up to me after I got another piece in.

Did anyone else find pitch 3 ambiguous? I've done it twice, the "wrong way" both times. The first time I headed left. It couldn't have been more than 5.7, considering it did it at night with a headlamp (we were delayed by my diabetic partner's hypoglycemia). The second time (yesterday) I headed right because I'd used the cams that would have protected the crux. It felt a full grade harder than pitch 1, so I'll call it 5.9. It also puts you too far right to belay - your partner won't appreciate being poorly protected on the traverse left to the belay ledge.

You can link pitches 2 and 3 with a 60m rope - but watch the rope drag and save some cams for the crux. May 21, 2004
Ron Olsen
Boulder, CO
Ron Olsen   Boulder, CO
There is a 2-bolt anchor atop the first pitch that wasn't there last year. No rap rings, however. Jul 4, 2004
shad O'Neel  
After 40 years with no one putting the drill to this climb, the best 5.8 in Boulder Canyon, why did someone deem it necessary to drill two bolts next to decent cracks? If I routinely carried a crowbar, there wouldn't be anymore bolts. You should be embarrassed. Oct 11, 2004
Scott Hudson  
I agree about the bolts. They are totally unnecessary. I'm usually not one to be offended by bolts, but these should be removed. Oct 12, 2004
Are the new bolts on Bitty Buttress (BB) proper or on the newish sport route to the left? I'm assuming the latter; that would be really bad if somebody reto-bolted this classic trad line. Oct 12, 2004
Stefan Griebel
Boulder, Colorado
Stefan Griebel   Boulder, Colorado
They are right at the top of the first pitch of BB. The bolts are on a small (~1-2') ledge on your left, not the huge ledge below the 1st move of P2. I would guess that they were placed for BB, and not the sport climb on the left, but I have not done the sport climb. They were there sometime back in April or May when I last did this climb. You can't even see them until you are standing at the ledge, and they're actually placed quite conveniently for belaying up the second. I had done this climb 2-3x previously, and I didn't feel they changed the nature of the climb itself. However, I will agree that they serve purely as a convenience anchor. Oct 12, 2004
shad O'Neel  
[I'm] surprised that you [didn't] mind the bolts, [Stefan], since you refused to clip the bolts on the [Dominator] at the [Avalon] (short, now cleaned, good but not a three star route), which seems less of an issue to me than adding bolts on a 40 yr old 3-star classic in the same canyon. If these bolts are for a sport climb, the author of that sport climb should have had the respect for the hardmen that led these pitches in 1964 with leather boots and pitons and probably a rope tied around their waist, and placed the bolts off to the side of the existing climb. These bolts are right in line with the climbing on [Bitty Buttress], except for that the better belay is up another few feet on a comfy grassy ledge. I guess if you need the killer photo op to look down and shoot pics of your second you should belay from these bolts, but i would think you could even get gear on this ledge if you wanted to. Besides the fact that the bolts were added (and if the bolter can vouch that Pat A. said go for it, [I'll] shut up), they [don't] have rings to rap on. Plus, who carries two ropes up this kind of climb, except a party of three? What seems likely to happen is that an inexperienced party would think they are finished with what probably seemed a spicy 5.8 pitch, decide there is a second anchor below since they [don't] see an obvious 2nd pitch and then rap into oblivion since you would need two ropes to get down. So in my opinion the bolts are not only unsightly and unnecessary, and possibly disrespectful, but they may serve to add further danger to the route. Oct 12, 2004
Ron Olsen
Boulder, CO
Ron Olsen   Boulder, CO
The belay bolts at the top of the first pitch have been chopped, some time in the past ten days.

Anyone care to take credit for this? Shad? Tony? Oct 23, 2004
shad O'Neel  
I [didn't] chop the bolts, but I am glad to hear that they have been removed. I was actually hoping that whoever marred the route would speak up, but that [didn't] happen either. Thanks to whoever did this communtiy service. Judging from the few comments that were posted about these bolts, the majority of the community seems to agree, there [isn't] a home for bolts on Bitty Buttress. Oct 25, 2004
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
Hi Ron, Why didn't you ask me personally if I chopped the bolts on Bitty? We've already discussed that. Now here I am, back from the desert (Yes, I've been GONE) and I find myself called to question for this. I think my M.O. has already been well established that I don't *CHOP* anything, so I'm surprised I've been so accused. Oct 26, 2004
Stefan Griebel
Boulder, Colorado
Stefan Griebel   Boulder, Colorado
Man, I hate to get in the middle of this, but,

"Judging from the few comments that were posted about these bolts, the majority of the community seems to agree, there isn't a home for bolts on Bitty Buttress"

A total of 4 people commented. (I'm ignoring the AC) I don't think this constitutes a majority of the community.

Scott and Shad: pro-removalRon: appears neutralStefan: slightly in favor of keeping them.

However, since a "majority consensus" obviously did not exist to add the bolts in the first place, it seems appropriate that a "majority consensus" was not needed to remove them. Oct 26, 2004
As you know Tony, "chopped" is a figure of speech. Were the bolts actually CHOPPED or were they REMOVED and the holes filled/camouflaged?

In any event, chopping them would be a nice way for a bolt-remover to cover his tracks? Maybe the bolt-remover was under a time crunch. Maybe they were on their way out of town. I'm not accusing anyone, but I am familiar with Occam's Razor.

Occam's Razor: A sort of credibility test that holds that all things being equal, the simplest reasonable explanation for a phenomenon is probably the right one. Oct 26, 2004
Darren Mabe
Flagstaff, AZ
Darren Mabe   Flagstaff, AZ
I was up there on Sunday. The hangers were already removed and the studs pounded back in, as if it really matters. I was ready to remove them anyway if they were still there when I did the climb.

This didn't need a majority consensus. The bolts were not necessary, were not even arranged for a rap anchor (vertical pattern, no chains/rap-rings), at a height more than 30m, and the normal belay is 15 feet higher on a grassy ledge with bomber gear.

I shouldn't be wasting my arthritic fingers even typing all of this, the issue is simple: the anchors served no purpose on a multipitch trad climb that has been established probably about 40 years ago.

So, what is the argument in the first place? Oct 26, 2004
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
AC:I see Darren Mabe answered the chopped/removed question for you. Looks like neither happened.

Occam's Razor is a crappy concept touted by those who wish to forward their over-simplied suggestions to entertain personal indulgences and to push private agendas.

Properly applied to to this situation, it would say that some other random climber pounded the bolts in, not that I did it on my way out of town to Indian Creek last weekend.

Properly applied to your assertion here, it would say that you must be anonymously grinding a personal axe since you have no real knowledge of the situation.

Or you can break free of this O.R. crap and look at it more logically. People have a need for a visible enemy. They like to know who they are fighting, so you blame the situation on me so that you are not fighting an invisible foe. Makes you feel better regardless doesn't it. I don't like the old "someone must hang" mentality though. I think you better get some facts first. But I hope you don't get any, I like watching you suffer the unknown. Oct 26, 2004
Casey Bernal
Wheat Ridge, CO
Casey Bernal   Wheat Ridge, CO
I have climbed this route with and without the bolts. I have also used the bolts, but even if they were there I would not use them again because of the bad location when starting the second pitch. I am glad the bolts are gone. This is a unique and incredible natural line for the grade. Very Fun. Oct 26, 2004
No consensus? Well, then I'll cast my vote. I'm glad the bolts are gone, though it doesn't make up for them being there in the first place. After all, the holes remain, no matter how anyone tries to camouflage them. I was annoyed when I saw them last spring. I don't think I even clipped them because they are in a lousy location - they'd just have added drag for belaying up my partner.

This route has everything you could want in a moderate trad climb -- great position, fun moves, solid rock, beautiful views, and a couple of moderate runouts to keep you focused. I have no idea why someone saw fit to drill a couple of holes into the middle of it. The bolts, and now the holes, serve only to eliminate the pleasant illusion that you were the first one there, with no significant benefit to safety. Chopping them partially restores the route. Oct 26, 2004
D. Rivers  
Thank you to whomever chopped the bolts. Oct 27, 2004
Jason Shatek  
Very quality route, I didn't see the chopped bolts that everyone talked about though. Anyway, I thought the crux was on P1 right at the top on the face. I must have been off route or something because I had to transition to another crack from left to right and that move was much more difficult than the crux on P3. Ron Olsen mentioned above that "the protection is adequate but not ideal" which I found to be perfectly accurate on P1. I felt the crux on P3 was pretty easy. I put in a purple Alien right before the crack ran out and it fits bomber. I tired to put in a blue alien above that but it was just a waste of time as I am certain it wouldn't have held had I pitched off. I was also able to place many times below the purple Alien so the gear protection is pretty good on P3. You just have to suck it up at the crux and climb through; afterall you're only a few feet above your last piece so it's no big deal. A very good climb! Nov 2, 2004
Friso Schlottau  
One move wonder. The belay at the top of P2 is sweet, P3 has 4 cool moves leading up to a fun crux move. Won't do again. Aug 19, 2005
John Korfmacher
Fort Collins, CO
John Korfmacher   Fort Collins, CO
With H. McIntypre 5/21/06. Rossiter guidebook topo suggests a start in the 'Orange Dihedral' and an airy but easy traverse about 40 feet up. We climbed P1 this way and found the pro to be adequate and the traverse fun. P2 start is bouldery. A direct line can be liebacked on the upper part of this pitch and is harder (and more fun) than the 5.6 advertised in the guidebook. P3 follows a flake (didn't look like a 'dihedral' to me). Crux sequence is balancy, a bit subtle, and solid 5.8; take a moment to work it out.

Didn't look like the route has seen all that much traffic this spring, maybe it's the long (for Boulder Canyon) approach. No chalk was visible the day we climbed and it had kind of a 'wild' feel to it. May 22, 2006
Fred Keith
Portsmouth & North Conway, NH
Fred Keith   Portsmouth & North Conway, NH
Never climbed it with the bolts...or when there were .75 Tech Friends or black Aliens.

It was a great route to take dates on.

Sure miss that baby-angle at the crux, though. Sep 15, 2006
phil Sabet  
This route has a very nice direct line, although one can never really see the whole route until you get on it. Hats off, once again, to the good ole boys that sniffed out this snoopster. Standard rack with some extra smaller and possibly off set camming devices for the 3rd pitch crux. Exciting and enjoyable. Oct 1, 2006
Tim Stich
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Tim Stich   Colorado Springs, Colorado
The route description doesn't mention the descent, so here's one way to go. At the top of P3 under the small roof with the 5.7 crack in it, move carefully to the left. With the exposure, you'll almost want to try and squeeze on by on this ledge, but you're better off hanging your body off the edge and just keeping your hands at that level. Look down the steep wall and locate some footholds to allow you to get your body in a better position. The big gear you brought will protect the traverse nicely.

Keep your hands level with the ledge, getting jams and face holds as you go. A ramp will start to reach up below you and you can eventually get onto it and scramble to the large, grassy ledge with a dead tree. Build an anchor here to belay your second across the traverse. You won't be able to talk to your second unless you move all the way to the edge looking back. We did this exit today while it was lightly raining and we were really glad to have pro in.

Right where the dead tree is, climb up the rocks and keep to the left. You'll see a clean slab that goes to the summit, but if you keep left you'll better access the large ledge system that gets you down into the gully between Bitty Buttress and the next formation over. Note the various bolted sport routes on the steep, clean wall in the gully on your way down.

The start of the route is essentially an arete in case you can't see that in the photos. There is a large, dead tree directly under the arete. As some others mentioned, you can stand on it to start the route. When you get to the top of P1, move around to the right and then up again until you can see the dihedral that starts the second pitch. This gets you in a better position to belay that. If you belay down lower to make it easier to talk to your second on P1, the rope will be having to turn a corner for belaying P2. Plus, the belay up here is really flat and cush. Two large cracks intersect where you sit that will take large cams and your leg as added insurance. Jul 28, 2007
David Youkey
David Youkey  
Climb this route, and then hike over and do "The Young and the Rackless" for an extremely fun day. Three fine pitches, 100 yards of scrambling, and 3 more fine pitches. Bitty Buttress is mentally more challenging, but the moves on Y and R are slightly harder. A great warmup for the season if you have been lounging on the couch for a few months. Or if you have out of town visitors, a great way to introduce them to life in Colorado. One of my favorite days in Boulder Canyon. Aug 4, 2008
David Youkey
David Youkey  
Here's another recommendation. Climb Bitty Buttress, then walk uphill a ways, and climb On Ballet on upper Blob Rock. This gives you 6 pitches of nice trad 5.8 and 5.9. I think On Ballet is about the same level of difficulty as Bitty Buttress, and the quality of climbing is also similar. Pitch 2 of On Ballet is a wee bit run out, but if you're comfortable with Bitty Buttress it won't be a problem, since there are also a few wee runouts on BB. Oct 31, 2008
prod. Kenny
Boulder, Co
  5.8+ PG13
prod. Kenny   Boulder, Co
  5.8+ PG13
Jan 21. Climbed BB in 60 degree temps, sunny, slight breeze, perfect Saturday. We were the only ones at the crag.

The start of pitch 1 is tough to protect, but I did not find it to be a R route. The crux of the first pitch, for me, was the small roof near the top of the. You can cheat out to the left on the slab, but the straight up move is nice.

Pitch 2 was ok.

Pitch 3 protects well. Commit to the moves you see, it's 5.8+ or 9- (whatever). The holds are there.


Prod. Jan 22, 2012
Eric Haye
Eric Haye   Boulder
Awesome route! Got me excited about climbing trad again in BC. I though some moves on P1 were just as exciting as the P3 crux. May 23, 2012
keith story
Boulder, CO
keith story   Boulder, CO
Fun route with interesting features to keep you on your toes (literally, just the tips of your toes in some parts).

Can be done in two pitches with a 70m rope.

First pitch to the large ledge (or a bit higher if ya don't want to belay on the super cushy block).

Second pitch should end at a large boulder atop the crag where anchor placements are straightforward.

5.8+ first? 5.9- third? let's even it out and call the route a 5.9.

For the first pitch, remind yourself that it isn't okay to fail. Because in this case you may end up with a branch up your bum.

As always, watch out for ground eels on the approach.... Jun 16, 2012
Scotty Nelson
Scotty Nelson   Boulder
We found a single grey Miura (size 41.5) on top of Bitty Buttress today. The shoe is in good shape, so I don't think it was intentionally left behind. Contact me at 303.909.4559 if it's yours. - Scotty Nelson Aug 24, 2013
Just led the crux pitches (1&3) on this this morning, and the first 20' or so felt like a stiff warm-up to me with poor protection...8+/9-ish. There are a couple photos on here showing people placing a cam (maybe a 0.5?) in a perfect crack behind a triangular-ish block/flakeĀ…this flake isn't completely solid. I gingerly jammed this crack but didn't place gear here despite really wanting to. Seemed like a good idea, but if one were to actually fall onto said placement, I think this block/flake would actually pop off on to your belayer, along with your body. Maybe not.

Other than that, outstanding route with a heady start and an exciting crux on P3 (feels 5.9). Definitely belay at the big, grassy ledge at the top of P1, and then combine the 2nd and 3rd pitch (including the 7 roof) into another long second pitch. Jun 25, 2015
David House
Boulder, CO
David House   Boulder, CO
If you are a granite tradmaster, you'll float up this with a smile on your face. If, like me, you are more used to sandstone and clipping bolts, here are a few thoughts on gear:

Pitch one is long! I would bring doubles from thin hands to tips, and I wished I had more large stoppers, like 3/4" to 1". I would have placed a couple of small tricams if I had them. I ran out of runners, so I set up a belay and tricked my partner into leading the run out finish of P1! I would probably bring 16 draws for this pitch and all alpine draws as rope drag can be a drag ;) I found the pitch to have good gear at the harder parts and some runouts at the easier parts. I didn't love my third placement off the deck - a shallow C3.

At the third pitch crux, I got in the good cam from the good stance below the crux (green C4 maybe?) and flipped in a #4 BD steel nut into the thin crack above. There was a fixed wire in there, but it looked to be jammed upside down, and I didn't bother to clip it, because it looked useless and I couldn't reach it. I didn't fall on the steel nut, but it actually seemed like a decent piece.

The start move on P2 off the big grassy ledge was slightly absurd, I went with the awkward high step. I guess there is a more graceful way to do it but not at 5.8 that I could find! Apr 10, 2016
Joe Trabucco
Boulder, co
Joe Trabucco   Boulder, co
Great route. Every pitch is classic. Average grade on this route is 5.7+/8 IMO. Each pitch has its own crux that challenges you just enough. I would be a solid 5.8 leader before going for this. Protected the start of pitch 1 and pitch 3, as well as high in the crux on pitch 3 with ballnuts (1 and 2). Pitch 3 definitely has a 5.9 move.

Never used anything bigger than a #3 c4/new Friend. Offset cams come in handy but not needed.

Do roof finish after the crux on pitch 3 then walk off west. I will repeat this route for years to come. Jul 8, 2017
doug haller
Boulder, Colorado
doug haller   Boulder, Colorado
Did this route for the first time yesterday.

I would agree with Anton - the start is stiff warm-up with little gear.

I combined P1 and P2 with a 70m and about 10 shoulder length runners. I had 3m of spare rope at the juniper. Oct 8, 2017
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
This route is closed for the season (Feb 1-Aug 1) for eagle nesting or until it is determined that the birds have selected another nest site, but they have been seen at this one several times this spring so far. The cliff is monitored by USFS volunteers and game cameras. If you climb it, you will be photographed. I do not speak for the USFS and I do not work by the USFS, but stating facts as they are.

Do not be a fool. You can't outrun a motion sensor or the speed of light, and you can't escape the internet it is a small world and a smaller climbing community.

Don't be a fool and get yourself arrested or fined $10,000. Might I add, that 6 months is a long time to spend in jail (if you are lucky enough that other climbers don't hang you first)? Mar 9, 2018

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