Avg: 1.7 from 15 votes
|Type:||Trad, 300 ft (91 m), 2 pitches|
|FA:||unknown, some other dinosaur|
|Page Views:||914 total · 4/month|
|Shared By:||Leo Paik on Apr 16, 2004|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
Follow the Mallory Cave Trail from NCAR until you come up to the NE corner of Dinosaur Rock. Start to the R of the extra chunk of rock. Wander up easy, slightly licheny rock past a tree. Continue along with face climbing just R of a dihedral. Continue up perhaps 60-80 ft where there are large holds for your hands to move up to the next higher plate (crux). Continue up on this plate perhaps another 20-40 ft until you find a small foot traverse onto the next higher (highest) plate. Traverse perhaps 15 ft L, then continue up to a reasonable belay about 170ft up. Long slings for the flakes & a #4 Camalot are useful for the belay. Move up face moves to catch a L facing dihedral that continues to the top. A black (tiniest) alien may be useful before you get to the dihedral. This pitch may be the same as the 2nd pitch of Rug Munchers 5.4. About 300ft.
Descend by down climbing about 30 ft to a large ledge with a slung tree. Rappel about 60 ft to an alcove or downclimb. It doesn't suck, but it is not facile.