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Routes in Lower Grotto Wall

Before There Were Nine S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Coldfusion T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crime Victim S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Cryogenics T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Engagement, The S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Espresso Love S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Girly Man S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Grotto Wall Traverse T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Headless Crankin' Chicken S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Headless Franken Chicken S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Insurrection S 5.14c 8c+ 34 XI- 35 E9 7b
Knuckle Head, The S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Mad Arab T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
One for the Road S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Pea Brain S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
Scene of the Crime S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Space Sluts in the Slammer S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Stage Fright S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stand By Your Van T,S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Star Spangled Dangle S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stranger Than Fiction T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tarzan S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Tommy's 13b S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Twin Cracks T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Under Pressure S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Under Pressure - Extension S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Victims of Fashion T,S 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wire and Fire T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
YQ T,TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R
Type: Trad, 110 ft
FA: Nathan and Alex Reitsema
Page Views: 174 total, 1/month
Shared By: Ross Tichota on Jul 16, 2005
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is twenty feet left of Cryongenics on the Grotto Wall. It's the dark spot on the left side of the pic. Climb an easy twenty feet up to a crack, after about sixty feet there is a bolt. The route turns to the right, and you see a piton. Continue up the crack, clip the Cryogenics chains or walk off the backside. If you don't clip Crygenics, building an anchor can be tricky.

Protection

A set of nuts and a few [tricams].

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Jay 1975
Bonedale,CO
Jay 1975   Bonedale,CO
There isn't a route that could possibly be there that is 5.8, in that area of Cryo.? There just isn't any room. Clip the first anchor of Cryo or Second? I would like to know where this actually is? 20 feet left is "Under Pressure" or the wet, left-trending arch.
-jay May 27, 2007
Yes, J Brown...obviously they're confused about a 5.12a and a 5.8. It's a big rock, maybe you should go check it out again. Nov 25, 2005
J Brown  
WHERE???? by my route?...Head-less Franken Chicken 12a mixed, just left of Cryo? 5.8??? Jul 25, 2005