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A Full Dazed Work (not Coronas and Lime) S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Citadel S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Let Down Your Hair S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Rapunzel, Rapunzel S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Unknown T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Skip Harper on Oct 25, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is route 2 on the topo (shown for Rapunzel, Rapunzel). It starts up over blocky holds with liebacks, solid edges and a crack up top. This is a cool, well-bolted route (8 bolts) with good exposure.

Location

This is a neat climb on one of the most prominent formations at The Palace. High and slightly left from the main trail along Cedar Creek, you can't miss seeing it from the road. A super, steep trail leading up to it is found about 100 yards along the main trail from the entrance to the canyon (roughly opposite the 'Palace Pages').

Protection

At least 8 draws. A set of rap anchors are well-placed up top. A 50 meter rope will do.

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climber73
Fort Collins, CO
  5.10b
climber73   Fort Collins, CO
  5.10b
The top of this climb is fun the bottom is OK. Rapunzel is an overall better route. Aug 29, 2007
Interesting start, jug right above the first bolt is great to clip from. Moves are more interesting and spicy than Rapunzel. Sep 24, 2012
Michael Botkin
Fort Collins, CO
  5.10b
Michael Botkin   Fort Collins, CO
  5.10b
I'll agree, much more fun and interesting than Rapunzel. Jan 20, 2015

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