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Routes in Pirate's Wall

Blackbeard S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Booty (aka Long John) S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Clast Away S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cobbles and Crossbones S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Oxymorons S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pirated S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pirates of the Carabiner S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Scurvy Dog S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shiver Me Cobbles S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Terror on the High Seas S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Trick or Treat? S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Walking the Plank (aka The Buzz) S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Mark Thomas
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Shared By: Anthony Stout on Apr 24, 2006
Admins: Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Drew Chojnowski

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Description

Head up just behind the large blocks to the right of the crag, following a black streak up the cobbles. Crux right around the third bolt. Crux can be bypassed above the third bolt by moving to the right.

CAUTION: Watch the pillar behind you! Potential for leader to hit it.

Location

Right side of crag, behind the large boulder, going up the black streak.

Protection

8 bolts to anchors.

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Larry Earley
Los Alamos, NM
  5.10d
Larry Earley   Los Alamos, NM
  5.10d
Excellent climb. Steep climbing on positive holds. Falling low can be a danger. Popular. Strong gym climbers like this one. Oct 8, 2006
Jesse Morehouse   CO
 
I second the warning about falls low on the route. A fun climb. Jun 7, 2008
lance hadfield
tijeras
 
lance hadfield   tijeras
 
the FA on this climb was Mark Thomas I am pretty sure Jun 15, 2010
Levi Wilner
Alamosa, CO
Levi Wilner   Alamosa, CO
Bold Text 5 stitches. Flipped upside down by rope behind my leg. Nearest Hospital Espanola. Mind the Boulder, not the ground. Apr 4, 2011
Jason Halladay
Los Alamos, NM
 
Jason Halladay   Los Alamos, NM  
 
Ouch, Levi. Glad you're OK. While I've heard from many concerned people about the boulder behind the climber I've never actually heard of anyone hitting it in a clean fall. The rope behind the leg while leading will most likely be bad no matter what--if the leader's head doesn't hit the boulder first, it'll hit the wall instead.

Mind the rope, then the boulder, then the ground. :-) Apr 28, 2011
Justin Whitell
California
Justin Whitell   California
On 7/26/11 I removed the super sketchy sawn through snap links from the anchor. The chains are still in good condition. Bring quickdraws to toprope. Jul 28, 2011
Rob Warden...Space Lizard
Between Zion, Vegas, LA, an…
Rob Warden...Space Lizard   Between Zion, Vegas, LA, an…
if you blow the third clip you will get really smashed. I watch my boss get a nasty concusion here. also wear a helmet. Dec 20, 2011

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