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Routes in Dragon's Den

Type: Boulder
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Shared By: Aimee Rose on Apr 5, 2006 with updates from bluelizardclimbingandyoga
Admins: Hank Caylor, Matt Richardson, LeeAB Brinckerhoff

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Access Issue: East Mountain is accessed by Guided Tour Only Details
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Description

Starts on a huge flake with the crux being the toss to the left after the flake ends.

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crash pads

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Broto type
The Bay Area
  V3-4
Broto type   The Bay Area
  V3-4
There was a huge flake jug on the face after pulling the lip that made this problem V2, but that got pulled off 1-2 years ago from what I've heard. When I did it the problem felt much harder. More like V3-V4 as the top out is now very techy and difficult. Sep 17, 2010
da toz
Durango, CO
da toz   Durango, CO
i second what the above poster has said^^^^^^^ top out is now much, much harder than V2, beware. Jan 24, 2013
Bobby Berry
Depends on the season
 
Bobby Berry   Depends on the season
 
The route name is incorrect for the route being described here. It should be spelled Ostracizer which is the V2 flake. Osterizer V3 is another route on opposite side of boulder climbing a dihedral. Dec 6, 2013
Yes, this is Ostracizer. How do we get it corrected? And I agree that it is now harder than V2 -- pulling the lip is now really hard. Jan 9, 2014
bluelizardclimbingandyoga
bluelizardclimbingandyoga.
  V3-
bluelizardclimbingandyoga   bluelizardclimbingandyoga.
  V3-
A short discussion showed up in our Instagram feed about the block that fell off of this problem. I think it's interesting, so I'm reposting some of the information.

Instagram user owensum said:
"A buddy of mine, Socorro climber Bob Broilo broke off the huge plate that's now located at the base of this boulder, mid-climb. A few years ago now, problem is definitely more committing than it used to be. He managed to rotate his body in the fall so that he didn't get hurt, but it split his brand new pad clean in two. Scary..."


www.bluelizardclimbingandyoga.com Aug 1, 2015
Owen S.
Los Alamos
  V3
Owen S.   Los Alamos
  V3

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