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Type: Sport, 100 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: John Gunnels on Apr 24, 2006
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Description

Follow the bolt line on the face just right of the small roof on the Big Bird Wall.

A BEAUTIFUL route that demonstrates the quality and "flavor" of most of the canyon. Pumpy start... a couple long pulls... SHARP pockets... and a SPECTACULAR view of Tongue River.

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Whoever bolted this route... EXCELLENT JOB! Can't remember for sure... 8 to 10 quickdraws will lead you to a two-bolt chained anchor.

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Trevor Bowman
Sheridan, WY
  5.10c
Trevor Bowman   Sheridan, WY
  5.10c
I'd disagree about the excellent bolting, as there is potential to deck between the 1st and 2nd bolts. A good technical route though, that was probably the first sport route in the canyon.

FA: Mike Board, Clay Jenkins, Mick Pattinson, 1987.

10 bolts to chains. Dec 7, 2007
Clay Stoner
Sheridan, Wy
  5.10b
Clay Stoner   Sheridan, Wy
  5.10b
I agree that there could of at least been one more bolt between the 1st and 2nd. It wouldn't bother me except that it is a little cruxy till you get past the 3rd bolt, the rest is some great pocket pulling. Also maybe a little run out to the anchors. All in all, great climb once past the second bolt. Feb 16, 2009
Paxton Alsgaard
Fairfax, VA
Paxton Alsgaard   Fairfax, VA
I was up there this weekend. Didn't climb this route, but I eyeballed it and the second and third bolts seem really close together. Someone may have added a bolt between the first and second? Anyway, looks fun, planning on trying it next chance I get. May 4, 2009
Ken Duncan
Ft Collins, CO
  5.10a
Ken Duncan   Ft Collins, CO
  5.10a
Great climbing néeds updating though. Three of the last four bolts are button heads or a star drive with SMC hangers. SMC hanger on the second bolt also. Sep 30, 2017

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