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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, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Ian Harmon on Jul 25, 2006
Admins: Kris Gorny, Chris treggE

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Description

Climb the dihedral with a small finger crack (crux), after surmounting the finger crack work left and then angle up right to the top, basically follow the easiest way to the top after the finger crack. A fun route. Closed for many years but re-opened as of Fall 2005.
  • RCM&W #44, p.165.

Location

This route is immediate around the corner left from Good Knight. The rock is lighter in color here due to the recent rock fall.

Protection

Standard rack emphasis on smaller gear. Standard top rope set up.

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Kevin Jarta  
 
What a fantastic crux. Have seen it climbed in many different fashions and tried them all, each equally as fun. Wish the route had more climbing like it. Avoid it on wet days because you get no friction for smearing and because it activates the dried pigeon poop and you get lungs full of that awful smell right before the crux.

Goes great on gear. Few small nuts and a small cam. Sep 24, 2014
Laura Stringer
St. Paul, MN
 
Laura Stringer   St. Paul, MN
 
Once you're at the first roof to work around, there is a pigeon nest with active occupants on the right. If disturbed, they tend to dive-bomb at you... which is a bit annoying once you are at the immediate next crux requiring focus.. Oct 31, 2013