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1937 route T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Beached Whale (Unknown 2) S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Central Corner T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dave Bell Memorial S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Eastern Front T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lookatdat S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Skin the Cat (Unknown 1) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vegomatic T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wally World T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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Type: Trad
FA: unknown
Page Views: 205 total · 1/month
Shared By: Barry Gereb on Oct 13, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Posting this route as a public service rather than a recommendation... wally world is a MUCH better route for the grade and not as brushy! we didn't follow the route after the first pitch chimney and opted for a roof exit left of the keyhole area.

P1-follow a dihedral/gully system where the slab ends at the south end of east face for 130' to the top of a chimney.

P2-continue up easy slabs to the base of the keyhole area.

P3-angle right and into the keyhole from here. walk-off behind keyhole.

Protection

standard rack, a #4 is handy for the chimney, and don't forget your machete...

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Christopher Jones
Denver, Colorado
Christopher Jones   Denver, Colorado
The brush on this route sucks but it makes a fun adventure solo climb. The crux is at the beginning of the first pitch. Mar 17, 2006
Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.5
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.5
This route is ok if you are looking for an easy route. The vegetation is not too bad right now. There are a few bushes in random locations but nothing too much. Every pitch has a small section which makes you think though the route is mostly very easy. I did not place protection on the second pitch, yet you could if you wanted to. I think the route is ok for beginners if you are in the area. Jul 1, 2015

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