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Routes in December Wall

A Long December T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Arborvitae T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Caesar's T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Climb of the Anonymous Coward (Var) S 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Corner Bead T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Cove Trim S 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Crown Molding T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Door Jam T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Great Tree Route T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
I Promise Not To Cam In Your Mouth T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Life After James S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Little Caesar T,S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mnemonic Plague T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Moonstruck T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nocturne T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Nosebleed T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Ranklands of Perfidy T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Red Tag T,S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Road Goes Ever On, The T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Seams Alright T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Short Takes T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Telegraph Road S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Telegraph Road Goes Ever On (Variation), The S,TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Winter Dreams / Gene and George's Excellent Adventure T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 200 ft, 3 pitches
FA: B. Gillett, C. Hill, K. Younge, 2003
Page Views: 1,453 total · 10/month
Shared By: Jeff G. on Dec 23, 2005
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description [Suggest Change]

P1. Start in a very small, left-facing dihedral, then go up a nice finger crack (crux). After the finger crack, traverse to the left, then surmount a wild overhang with laybacks and high steps (good gear at the lip and the difficulty eases quickly so just go for it!). There are two bolts with chains are at the end of the first pitch.

P2. There is a 5.9 bolted second pitch, but you can also rap after the first with a 60m line.

P3. Per go up the crack directly above the double bolt anchor. 5.9 over initial roof, then easier to top (rappel 70', 98', 95' to ground). Rack to a #4 Friend; not as nice as the first two pitches.

Location [Suggest Change]

This route is 30-40 feet left of Life After James.

Protection [Suggest Change]

Lots of small cams and stoppers. Nothing larger than a #1 [Camalot] is needed.

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nolteboy
Fort Collins, CO
 
nolteboy   Fort Collins, CO
 
Better than it looks, for both quality of the climbing and quality of protection. Dec 27, 2005
There's also a third pitch, up the crack directly above the double bolt anchor. 5.9 over initial roof, then easier to top (rappel 70', 98', 95' to ground). Rack to a #4 Friend; not as nice as the first two pitches. FA should also include Ken Younge and Chris Hill; we did it in 2003. Dec 27, 2005
Easy to TR by climbing the 5.10 Caesar's crack about 25 feet to the left to reach anchors at 95 feet. Excellent pitch! Mar 24, 2008

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