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Routes in Dinosaur Rock

Big Bob Cranks S,TR 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Dinosaur Jr. TR 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dinosaur Tracks T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
East Bone T
East Face Right/Dinosaur Rock T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
East Face/Dinosaur Rock T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Jurassic Park S 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Milk Bone S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Patience Face S,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pink Man's Burden S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pretty in Pinkler S,TR 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Rug Munchers T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
Shaft, The S,TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
South Ramps T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Tracks are for Kids S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Triceratops Tracks S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Ultrasaurus (aka Uber-Pwnage) S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
West Bone T
West Face [Dinosaur Rock] T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
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Type: Trad, 230 ft, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Tony B on May 30, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details

Description

This route is a pretty mellow route but has even less good gear than the average Flatiron route, at least the way we did it. Regardless, it is mostly solid stone and fun climbing.

There is a belay at ~200' (60 meters of rope to the end) on a good shelf 30' below the top to stop on. To identify it, find the natural thread. The top is a knife-blade and does not afford a good belay anyway, so stop there. To top out, send one climber up and over, then down the back while belaying - the stronger party can come down solo after the first one is safely down, having been belayed by a rope up and over the summit to the opposite side and ground.

Location

On the left side of the East Face of the Dinosaur Rock, just left of a small broken slab that leans on the main face and just right of the closure area sign, there is a smooth ramp going up and right along a dark groove in the rock. Follow this until the rock gets flaky, then bump up over a wall to the right to better rock and better holds. This is probably 5.4.

Protection

A few TCUs and cams. Maybe a Lowe Tricam or two. I placed a #0.75 Camalot, a #2 Camalot, and a red tricam, in all.

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