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Routes in Water Groove Area (top of Kill Hill)

Eco Terrorist V7 7A+
Grin and Bear it V3 6A
Help From a Friend V1 5
Water Groove V3 6A R
Type: Boulder, 20 ft
FA: unknown by me
Page Views: 991 total, 5/month
Shared By: Terry Fisher on Dec 31, 2001
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

At the top of Kill Hill, park in the first area on the right after the cattle guard. You will see two grouping of rock, one to the right and the other to the left. Water Groove is located on the southwest corner of the right grouping. It basically looks like an egg balancing tip down on some rocks. A water groove ascends the south corner in an obvious well.. water groove. Good luck. I have yet to put this one together.

Protection

Good flat landing but it tops out at around 25 feet, so a pad and spot are a good idea.

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Jamie Estep
Crested Butte, CO
Jamie Estep   Crested Butte, CO
I think the R is just due to the height. Aug 6, 2012
Cass GunnyClimber   Gunnison
The initial crux, getting off the ground into the groove, is technical and more than a V3. Is that what the R is from? Anyone that makes it look V3... I wanna watch. Aug 5, 2012