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2 Ways 2 Hell T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Another Unnamed Billy Bob Route S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Beer Barrel Buttress S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Beer Pong T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Chicken Dance S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Corniche T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crack to Chimney T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crack/Bulge T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Fabulous Flying Carrs Route, The S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ground Doesn't Lie, The S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Half and Half 2 T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Handle This Hard On! S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Hellbound II T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hellraiser T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Here Today Gone Tomorrow S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Hippy School T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
In Between the Lines S,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Intuition S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mr. Coors Contributes to the Pink Stain T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mr. Peery Take A Bow S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mr. Squirrel Places a Nut S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Mrs. Hen Places a Peck S,TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Natural Fact T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Off Line S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pack 'o Bobs S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Plumber's Crack, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Routefinding 101 T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Serious Play T,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Sidelines S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Smear Me A Beer S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
This Ain't Naturita, Pilgrim S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Toast & Jam? T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Top Rope Face TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Tora, Tora, Tora T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Toura Handle T,TR 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
Toura Obscura S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
War With A Rack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
What Line? T,TR 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wholly Holey S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Type: Sport
FA: Richard Wright, Anna Brandenburg-Schroeder, 1997
Page Views: 1,721 total, 8/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Apr 9, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

In 1997 or thereabouts Mr. Mayfield Peery donated the climbing crags, the parking areas, and the region of the approach trail to the Access fund in order to preserve climbing on North Table Mountain. This act rescued the area from development that was about to expand up the hill. Furthermore, it was an act of generosity that was taken in the face of vociferous opposition by the neighborhood residents, all of whom teamed up against Mr. Peery. Hearings were held at the Golden City Council meeetings, climbers spoke, neighbors spoke, and Mr. Peery quietly gave the land away, and he gave it away to the climbers. Pretty amazing. Particularly so when you figure how many people in the greater Denver metropolitan area use North Table Mountain for a quick after work pitch or so, or just to pull down a dozen routes in a day. I cannot think of another example where a single individual's generosity has so directly affected so many climbers - in a good way!!!! We put this route in in order to engrave in stone our thanks to Mayfield Peery. Sometimes we don't even recognize who our friends are, but we will not forget Mr. Peery.

The climbing on Mr. Peery Take A Bow begins with the first two clips of Mrs. Hen Places A Peck. Where Mrs. Hen cuts right onto the overhanging face, Mr. Peery cuts left up a short slot to finish on the arete of the Mrs Hen face. It is common to cop a rest before the crux by stepping off left above the slot. In princlple, and we can make up any rules we want, the route does not step left, but stays strictly on the arete. The moves are fun and well protected. Look for holds on both sides of the arete!!

Two stars for Mr. Peery; I'd give it five for him alone, but I still have to consider the climb itself.

Protection

QDs only. This 60 foot route needs 8 draws and something for the double bolt anchor at the top.
Ken Trout
Golden, CO
  5.11b
Ken Trout   Golden, CO
  5.11b
I got some winch hooks on the anchor the other day. A quick lower off is nice for escaping the cold summit breeze and keeping things moving on a short winter day.

Please feel free to just climb in to the hooks, instead of wearing out your carabiners.

Thanks for the pictures Erica and Dave! Jan 2, 2008
Great route even if you do step left. bring good balance.... Jan 15, 2002