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Original Route/Tombstone Wall T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 900 ft, 7 pitches, Grade IV
FA: Pat Ament and Fred Pfahler, 1967
Page Views: 1,193 total · 8/month
Shared By: Ben Bruestle on Dec 31, 2004
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Titanic reopens! South Hardscrabble Creek remains closed. Details

Description

East of the bridge looking west, traverse a long cactus-filled ledge to the bottom of the middle wall.(Pitch 1) 90 feet up slightly less than vertical face, via an old piton crack, to a marginal stance below a rounded roof; (Pitches 2&3)180 feet up high angle wall to a slippery ramp leading 10 feet right into base of vertical groove; (Pitch 4) 80 feet up groove to wide ledge, traverse right to huge red dihedral; (Pitches 5&6)two more leads up giant flakes and blocks on dihedral, passing an overhang on left; (Pitch 7) 100 feet of 4th-class, finish between bridge supports on cement platform.

Protection

A good selection of wires ,TCUs, Friends, and slings. No bolts on route currently.

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Hey anybody know anything about this route? Good? And where I can get a topo of it? Muchas gracias. Oct 8, 2004
Ben Bruestle
Pueblo, CO
 
Ben Bruestle   Pueblo, CO
 
The Original Route climbs next to the left skyline in the above photo. Jun 29, 2004