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C2, Aid, 2 pitches,  Avg: 0 from 1 vote
FA: Mike Neri and Jim Johnson, 1977.
Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls
Access Issue: Season raptor closures Details

Description

A rotten aid route. over hanging at times with crusty cracks and a few loose horns for the slinging.

Aid up the crack on the left side of the HUGE rotten area on the Left Owl. After the steeper stuff ends, climb out left onto lower-angled, flared cracks not unlike Organ Pipes but not quite as clean. Belay after 50m or so next to Sky Route. Continue on Sky Route to the top, 5.3.

Good training for the Fisher Towers?

Protection

No aid trickery here. Nring doubles to triples of cams and nuts. 00 TCUs to #3 Camalots. Tricams are neat, too.