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Beelzebub T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
Cottontail T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Dog, The T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hiatus T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Left Out (aka Lost Crack) T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Manifest Destiny T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Well Hung T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Whale Rider T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
White Whale T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Zingando T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Trad, 600 ft, 4 pitches
FA: Bradley & Mayrose, 1965
Page Views: 3,825 total · 19/month
Shared By: Guy H. on Jul 20, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Manifest Destiny is located on the Left Book. The route I will describe is a variation to the original line.

P1. Start about 10 feet to the 2 cracks left of White Whale . Aim for a lieback flake on a raised pillar and belay at the ledge. The original line (3 cracks left of White Whale ) takes the large left-facing dihedral just to the left.

P2. Climb the right facing dihedral on the left with a knobby face. Turn the roof and traverse 10 feet to the left. Head up the runout face (5.6) and join a right-facing lieback flake that is tough to see from below. Belay where the 5.5 fist crack on "The Dog" joins your line.

P3. Either finish with the last pitch of "The Dog" or "White Whale ".

P4. addendum: left-facing dihedral just left of P4 of White Whale .

Descent: follow a trail to the left which leads you to the base of the climb.

Protection

Pro to 3.5 inches.

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brucelacroix
Portland, OR.
 
brucelacroix   Portland, OR.
 
Did the Manifest to Cottontail link up today. Best route on the wall so far. Two, 190' pitches. Jun 21, 2016
Andy Hansen
Longmont, Colorado
  5.7
Andy Hansen   Longmont, Colorado
  5.7
Manifest Cottontails is a good link-up. Sep 14, 2014
Noah Pittard
denver,CO
Noah Pittard   denver,CO
As of 8/19/2011, the boulder referenced at the top of P1 is still there and as described above. Aug 21, 2011
Sorden
inside the Bubble, Colorado
Sorden   inside the Bubble, Colorado
With more than 15ft of runout on the face above the P2 roof I would have to give this route a "serious" or "R" rating. True, it's easy enough (5.6ish) but, this section is devoid of pro. Therefore, despite the grade, I wouldn't recommend it for the novice leaders. You can also bail way left (about 30ft) and finish via the last two RF dihedrals on "Cottontail," which is the best part of that climb and definitely fun 5.6. One last warning: The top boulder on the first belay ledge should not be stood upon. If you stand on the outer end of this block it will teeter forward and you WILL kill your belayer and everyone unlucky enough to be grouped at the bottom of the route. I chalked it with an "X" in late June 2008. Jul 3, 2008
Not really sure where this route goes, I had [Rossiter's] topo, and got a little off route, Might have done FA variations. Good climbing with interesting moves Aug 2, 2005
Gary Schmidt
Boulder, CO
 
Gary Schmidt   Boulder, CO
 
Good alternative if White Whale is plugged up. Climbing gets better as you get higher. Jun 19, 2005
Nice. The little corner that begins the second pitch is quite fun. Not particularly difficult, but just makes you glad you're not at work. I used mostly stoppers, because they just placed so well in many spots. The only section with any lack of pro is just above the roof on the second pitch (see photo below). Apr 13, 2002
Great begining trad route, very easy, not much skill required. Very fun. Great with a guide. Oct 15, 2001
Ross Swanson
Pinewood Springs
Ross Swanson   Pinewood Springs
It was fun. Oct 15, 2001

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