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Routes in Wendell Spire

Bag of Tricks aka Flake S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Beak, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Black Streak, The S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Bob's Nob S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Castlewood Capers S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Cheesedick Soiree S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cobble Wobble S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Horizontal Bop S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Icerigger S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Nob Job S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Noodlers' Nightmare S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Nose Job S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Phalloid Void S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pit Viper S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Pocket, The S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Prarie Dog S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Ruse, The S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Seamless aka Knappweed Infestation S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sidewinder S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Slot, The S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Song of the Wood S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sub, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sun Cave Direct S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Sun Cave Right S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Svengali S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Textured Landscape S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Triskaidekaphobia S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport
FA: Anderson, Hanson, 1995
Page Views: 1,214 total, 6/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Sep 5, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

There are two routes that complete the sector of Wendell Spire just before the boulders on the left. Cheesedick Soiree is the right of these two.

Begin with a hard move right off the deck, or use some funky bypass traverse (cheater's option). A good option is to stick clip the first draw and take the move right off the deck. A line of cobbles and pockets leads to a final crux at 5.12 only 5 feet from the anchor. Crimpy, squarish, and polished this last key hold can be a stopper if you don't chill first because it comes following a complex and fingery section.

This is one of the best routes in this sector.

Protection

Quickdraws and a rope.

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Geoff U
Centennial, CO
  5.12-
Geoff U   Centennial, CO
  5.12-
Just did this route and felt the top crux was 11+, but that the starting moves are at least 12b/c.... Dec 28, 2016
Chris, the photo of you shows that you are on Nob Job, not Cheesedick. The Nobjob starting moves depicted in the photo are more like hard .11 and the upper portion of Non Job is about .10+.

The true starting moves of Cheesedick are stout .12 in my opinion and the last moves to the anchor, which are really cool, are about .11. Jun 5, 2008
Chris Cavallaro
  5.12a
Chris Cavallaro  
  5.12a
I broke a few holds off the start of this route a few years ago, and after getting on it again last night I still think this climb is only 12a. The bottom direct start is harder than the top crux. May 29, 2008
ROC
Englewood, CO
ROC   Englewood, CO
Anyone else been on this route? It's my first 12, and I ain't too sure on the rating. Where's the 12a moves? This felt tons easier than other 12s that I've attempted and been spit off. Nice rest ledges to nap on. Feb 19, 2003