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Number 6 a.k.a. The Bulge T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Armor All T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blue Moon T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Columeister T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Column Direct T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Column, The T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Fallen Knight T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Fancy Dancer T,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Good Knight T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jammermeister T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Organic TR 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Piece of Cake T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Piece of Pie T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pink Pants Delight (unknown) T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Rose Bush T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Station 62 T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Ian Harmon on May 22, 2006
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

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Description

Work up and right on somewhat polished holds below the roof (crux) and work left under the roof and fire to the top. This route protects well and makes a good first trad lead or beginner climb.
A 5.6 variation if you go right from the roof.
A 5.9 variation if you go stright up through the roof.

  • RCM&W #52, p.166.

Location

Blue Moon is between The Column and The Bulge. Scramble up and left, past the base of The Column to a small flat area with a large roof above it.

Protection

Nuts, cams, hexes. Standard top rope setup.

Photos

Burke Minahan
  5.5
Burke Minahan  
  5.5
Very small wasp nest at base of route Jun 4, 2017
andyedwards
Jackson, WY
andyedwards   Jackson, WY
Blue Moon area is open again.
Sign is up near the parking lot, I saw 9-19-09. Sep 23, 2009
Curiently clioed due to a loose boulder on top. You don't use this boulder for the anchors on this climb but the climb is in it's falling path. Aug 13, 2009