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Routes in Trout Rock

Cutthroat T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Greenback S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Griffon S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Trout Farm, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Where's Vaino? T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 35 ft
FA: Bob D'Antonio and Greg Hand, 9/9/05
Page Views: 91 total, 1/month
Shared By: Ron Olsen on Sep 11, 2005
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Griffon goes up the left side of Trout Rock, just right of the left-facing corner "Where's Vaino?".

Climb steep rock to an overhang at the third bolt. Surmount the overhang (crux), place a green Alien in a finger crack to the right, and continue to the 2-bolt anchor.


3 bolts and an optional green Alien (.5"-.8" cam) placement after the third bolt (though the climbing eases then). 2-bolt anchor.
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
The best route on the rock by virtue of the interesting and unique moves; a measured compliment. If you could put all 4 routes end-to-end, you'd have something long enough to consider an actual pitch of rock. Worth doing if you are there, and hardly a long approach. Oct 10, 2005
Greg Hand
Golden, CO
Greg Hand   Golden, CO
There is now a 2-bolt anchor that can be used for both The Griffon and Where's Vaino. Sep 19, 2005