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Routes in Industrial Buttress

Belly Up T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Belly Up Variation T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Blow Chow T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Darker is Better T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fast Boat to China T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Flight 67 to Stockholm S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Forgotten Names S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Heidi Hi T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Industrial Disease aka Dead Moonies Don't Sell Flowers S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
John Roskelley Show or Polyvinyl Chloride, The T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Left-Hand Monkey Wrench T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Nipple Phyle T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Noodle Factory T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Politicians, Priests, and Body Bags T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Salad Bar once known as "The John Roskelly Show" T,S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Scarlett's Pulse T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Take Flight S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Thunderbird aka Light Beer T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Unknown 5.8 AKA Top Rope Face One T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
What Would Jesus Bolt S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details


Belly Up is located in a right-facing corner about 30 feet left of Politicians, Priests, and Body Bags.

Scramble up and over some 4th class terrain for about 25 feet to the start of the Belly Up corner crack. At this point, the climbing gets steeper. Climb the crack for approximately 40 feet. The crux is near the top of the crack and involves a weird move where you lean back while stemming (hence the belly up). Alternatively, you may be able to do this move "belly down" and slide over a lip on your right; but this could be ugly. The #4 Camalot is used to protect the crux move.

There is a flat ledge with some solid cracks at the top (and to your right) where you can setup the belay. To exit, head North and descend the first big gully.

Hubbel gives this climb 5.8-. I think it is 5.6.


Light rack and one #4 Camalot. Use small and medium cams for the anchor.


Doug Redosh
Golden, CO
Doug Redosh   Golden, CO
Lower crack is 5.2; upper move is 5.5 IMHO. Don't need a #4 Camalot as can protect in the corner crack. Once protected, just step up to right to Heidi Hi anchors. Apr 10, 2009
Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
In the Haas/Schneider guide, it says there are many loose blocks on this. I did not notice any dangerous, loose blocks. Apr 8, 2013

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