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Albatross T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Diagonal Crack T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Five Seven Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Gun Control S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Howitzer, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lowly Morning V0 4 PG13
Magician's Apprentice S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Marijuana S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Millard Filmore Memorial, The T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Morning Glory S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Mystical Potato Head Groove Thing S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pointillist S,TR 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Renaissance S,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Rising Sun S,TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Super Chunk V9 7C
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Type: Sport, TR
FA: Hanson & Sills, 1990?
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Shared By: Kreighton Bieger on Apr 29, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

Just left of Marijuana, this route starts from the same ledge and has a sporty first bolt that is easily stick-clipped. Follow three bolts to a ledge, passing a lieback/jam flake. There is a bolt on the ledge that is not visible from the ground. From the ledge, fire up on positive holds and another flake until crux cobbles and pockets beckon. A fine outing.

Protection

Six quickdraws to a two bolt anchor. Consider a long sling for the anchor, to avoid rope rubbing.

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Darin Lang
  5.10c
Darin Lang  
  5.10c
When you get to the first big ledge, it looks like you have a huge runout between the next two bolts. I had an awful big smile on my face when I discovered the "hidden" bolt. Apr 30, 2002
If you fall trying the clip the anchors, keep an eye out for the ledge below. Jul 16, 2002
Darin Lang
  5.10c
Darin Lang  
  5.10c
This route, Marijuana, and Renaissance are all worth doing, particularly on spring and fall mornings.

A little easier than Marijuana IMO. Jan 24, 2003
kevin jenkins
  5.10d
kevin jenkins  
  5.10d
This is a great route to push yourself on, but Dan is right- falling while clipping can mean a wild ride. I climbed past the hidden bolt the first time up this route, seeing it as my foot hit it. What a relief! Great route! Jul 1, 2004
Dan G0D5H411
Colorado Springs, CO
  5.10c
Dan G0D5H411   Colorado Springs, CO
  5.10c
Beware the bats living in the flake you pass/use beyond the second bolt. There were at least 5 of the critters squeaking at me while I tried to lead quickly past them. Aug 13, 2007
drewhouser
  5.10d
drewhouser  
  5.10d
There are 2 fun moves on this route...that is all. Oct 19, 2014

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