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Routes in Honeycomb Spire

Brain Drain T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Collage TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Deathwidth TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Hippopromis TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Holy Lamb TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Honey Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Mosaic TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rhinocerock TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rosebud TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Serpentine Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Unreliable Skinhead TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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FA: Tom Hanson, Mark Johler, 1986.
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Shared By: Dan Mottinger on Mar 19, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

Just North of the spire there is a wide recessed chimney on the main wall. Set up a top rope and grovel up the chimney which may be a squeeze for bigger people.

Protection

There's a single bolt above the climb on the cliff top to help set it up. Back this up with some gear.

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TJ Quirk
Parker, CO
TJ Quirk   Parker, CO
Fun crack, maybe more like 5.8 (no where near as hard as Licorice Stick, for instance). Good place to practice heel-toe jams. Mar 17, 2010
Marc Stuive
Parker, Co
  5.8+ PG13
Marc Stuive   Parker, Co
  5.8+ PG13
Wow, fun offwidth.
Lots of places to latch on to. Definitely used some of the face holds available. Stick an arm and leg in, and go for it!
Maybe the rating of 5.9 is a little aggressive, I don't usually make a 5.9 onsight but made this one on top rope. Probably in the 5.8 range somewhere.
More like a chimney at the top, but a great workout after work on a the first week of daylight savings time. Bueno. Mar 18, 2010

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