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Routes in The Crimpfest Wall

Better Rad than Trad S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Crack of Noon T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Crimpfest S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Crocodile Rock S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dave's Dilemma T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Deceptive Slab S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Drill Sergeant S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Easy Does It S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Entourage, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
File Drawer S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Fuzzy Wuzzy Was Arete S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
InterGalactic Fungus Pull S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Middle Parallel Space S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Planet Gnarler S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Poser Free Zone S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Right Parallel Space S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Season Opener S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stooner's Highway S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Type: Sport
FA: Tod Anderson
Page Views: 1,134 total, 6/month
Shared By: richard magill on Dec 20, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Raptor Closures Details

Description

Long (100 foot) line that goes over two roofs on thin holds. Pretty cool. This is the line just right of File Drawer, or, if you prefer, currently route #6 from the left edge of the wall.

Protection

13 bolts

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I suppose a hold could have broken, although that one always seemed kind of hard to me. The holds over the roof are kind of small crimps. Jul 17, 2012
onsighted crimpfest and file drawer but got shut down on the second roof on this.Does anyone know if a hold broke? Jul 16, 2012
Jay Samuelson
Denver CO
 
Jay Samuelson   Denver CO
 
Fun route, probably my favorite on the wall - well, maybe tied with Dave's Dilemma. This line is right of file drawer, not left. Probably the better of the two, although file drawer is also excellent; Better Rad Than Trad is just more sustained, with some thought-provoking movement. Oct 5, 2008
Richard M. Wright
Lakewood, CO
Richard M. Wright   Lakewood, CO
Great addition!! This line weaves through a system of corners and roofs left of File Drawer. The route hits you with two thin crux moves around the roofs. Tackle the first straight on, but slip left for the second. Thin moves on crisp edges over each roof. Suck it up after the second roof, you are only half way home. Spacey clips and some mind control are the rest of the story. This is an excellent line and worth all of the three stars that Rich has given it. We had eyed this roof system for close to a year before Tod Anderson put it together and sent home - all in a day. Beautiful climb. Dec 20, 2001