Type: Sport
FA: Braden Peters, 2000
Page Views: 1,618 total · 8/month
Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Apr 9, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures & Rockfall Mitigation Project Details

Description

A variation to the white dike route was installed about the same time as the dike, and it runs to the same anchor at the top of the dike. Chase the bolts on reasonable, solid, greyish stone. Sets up an easy TR for the dike if you are so inclined. Take a brush along.

Protection

Half a dozen draws and a rope.

Photos

Right or left of the Dike? Apr 9, 2002
Richard M. Wright
Lakewood, CO
  5.9
Richard M. Wright   Lakewood, CO
  5.9
On the right, it drops straight to the ground from the dike anchor. Apr 9, 2002
Braden Peters was the guy who bolted and climbed this line, Richard. Have a nice day! Apr 10, 2002
I named the route Ground Control to Gumby One, thanks for posing it. Braden May 7, 2003
Geoff Elson  
 
This route is dirty, with some loose stuff, but actually offers really fun and a bit stout, overhanging, roof moves that one normally doesn't find on 5.9s. Jul 11, 2008
rob bauer
Golden, CO
 
rob bauer   Golden, CO
 
Very fun. Only 5.9? A couple pieces of chain would improve the anchor since this will no doubt get traffic when folks are in the area. Jul 3, 2009
Mark Roth
Boulder
  5.10-
Mark Roth   Boulder
  5.10-
If this is 5.9, the first pitch of Wild Child is 5.2.

Getting off the ground was the technical crux, but it's dirty and steep all the way up. And don't blow the 3rd clip... Sep 1, 2009
Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.10-
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.10-
I agree with Roth. Harder than 9 and harder than the first pitch of Wild Child. Sep 1, 2009
Mitch Watkins
Chapel Hill, NC
Mitch Watkins   Chapel Hill, NC
Felt a lot harder than 5.9. Oct 23, 2011