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Routes in Secret Crag (aka Ridge 6)

Bob's Arete T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Burning Down the House S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Completion Backword Principle S 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Eldorado Gold S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
In Plain View S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
King of Pain S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Mind Control S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Opus 73 T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Peri-less Journey S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Powder Finger S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Riding With the King S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Three-Stage Traverse T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Top Down Design S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
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Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Hritz & Wunsch, 1972
Page Views: 530 total, 3/month
Shared By: Josh Janes on Aug 21, 2004
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Climb the acute angle corner just left of Peril-less Journey. Awkward moves through the corner lead to the arete above. Feel free to clip some of the bolts of Mind Control on your way. I would have given this the bomb, but my partner liked it, so one star.

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Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.8+
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.8+
A little hard for 5.8... The route is old school and there are some moves that require some thought and trial down low.The slot protects on a few nuts and smaller-than-hands cams before pulling up into it, where a few small cams can be placed overhead. Pull over the top of the slot to a decent ccrack on big holds and place gear at the top of the crack before it terminates. Continue to climb the arete (left side is the most interesting, but probably only 5.6). You will pass a single bolt on Mind Control, and clipping this is unneccesary, but comforting, or take long slings and clip the bolts on the 5.8 on the right side of the arete. At the ledge, contiguous with the top of the bolted 5.8 route on the right, continue up and over ona crack near the arete again, placing gear as you feel you need it. NEar the top sink a 2-3" cam in a good crack and traverse left to a belay at the top of Mind Control.

Between this and the 5.8 on the right, this is the better climb. Aug 23, 2004