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Ambush S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Blood Brothers S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Broken Arrow S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
But for a Silver Bullet ... T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Comanche Warrior S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Cornered S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cornered to Blood Brothers S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Dead Raccoon Crack T,TR 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c A3
Exit Stage Left T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Funhouse Chimney TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
General Cluster's Last Stance T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hunting Party S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
In a Pinch aka Genie T,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
KeeMoSabe S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Leaning Aid Crack T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c A2
Little Bear S,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Living the Dream T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Lone Ranger, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Love, Honor, and Belay T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Rawhide S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Route 166 T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Scout Route TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Sneak Attack S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Tom Thumb T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tonto S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Triple Mantle, The TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Unknown Roof Route T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
War Path S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Trad, TR
FA: Tracy Sowder
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Shared By: Jim Cormier on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

Climb the nice dihedral and continue up the short chimney near the top next to the rappel bolts.

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Stoppers and cams. It can also set top rope from rappel bolts (which apparently have been removed) at the top.


This picture shows Triple Mantle but not much of Route 166 (it's the corner just off the right edge of the picture). Fun climb to practice plugging in gear (did it all on passive pro), solid pro abounds, token chimney moves at the top. May 21, 2003
matt b
milliken co
matt b   milliken co
You get a lot of rope drag if you top rope Route 166. Bring some gear this is a great, beginner, traditional, lead climb. Sep 24, 2010
Mike Pharris
Longmont, CO
Mike Pharris   Longmont, CO
As of 3/28/2011, the anchor bolts have been removed. Nothing but holes with the bolt sleeves left. Why remove these bolts? Mar 30, 2011
Andy Novak
Golden, Co
Andy Novak   Golden, Co
Yes, the bolts are indeed gone. WHY? Whoever the assface was that did it didn't do a very good job. If you're going to chop bolts, do it the RIGHT WAY. Now what is left is an atrocity. Such POOR FORM. Jul 28, 2011
Kurt Johnson
Estes Park, CO
Kurt Johnson   Estes Park, CO
Climbed it on 3/26/2012 and no anchor bolts, which was fine except that the closest anchor involves a detached block (inches right of where the bolts used to be). Sure, this block is large, heavy, and wedged in place sort of like a chockstone, but it's still DETACHED and subject to movement, no matter how slim the chance...which is probably why the first ascentionist placed the 2 bolt anchor in the first place. I had a similar sized block that I was using as an anchor on Hallett shift on me about 6 inches and had the potential to completely slide off the top of the cliff. Whoever chopped that anchor wasn't using their brain.

Also, in the middle of the pitch are two blocks/flakes that are also mostly detached and hollow sounding and look like good places to put gear behind. They may hold a fall...or they may pop off and chop your rope. Mar 26, 2012
Andrew S.
Andrew S.   Bouldurr
Forgot to check MP and found no bolts at the top as the guidebook suggests. Fun climb, I used the huge boulder up top for an anchor as well. Apr 8, 2012
Travis Provin
Boulder CO
Travis Provin   Boulder CO
Very fun route. I started way left (off route, oops) and ended up traversing right into the chimney. Flakes, liebacks, finger jams, chimneys, and good pro, this is a great route. There are no bolts up top but a large boulder/chockstone that a TR can be built on. Aug 20, 2016

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