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Little Meteor Shower S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Meteor Shower S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Scorpion King S 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Type: Sport, TR, 75 ft
FA: Andy Tretiakoff, Steve kanoza '04
Page Views: 1,546 total · 11/month
Shared By: A.P.T. on Jan 19, 2007
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

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The start is the crux.


The route is the first one encountered at the top of the trail. Look for a left angling bolt line. Rap from anchors on "Meteor Shower."


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David Lammers
Grand Junction, CO
David Lammers   Grand Junction, CO
This is the most right of these 3 newer routes first encountered on the wall. The holds are sharp. Beware of loose rock on these 3 climbs. Dec 30, 2008
tucson, az
Myk BROWN   tucson, az
Crux is pretty much right off the ground. Backs off big time after 3rd bolt. Mussy Hooks at anchor. Dec 18, 2011
A.P.T.   Truckee,Ca
Why would someone chop the 1st bolt of a climb that has a crux near the ground? Do they think they can place pro here and now they are a badass on this insignificant little climb? Jan 2, 2013
Yup. That's about it. Jan 4, 2013
Tucson, Arizona
NickMartel   Tucson, Arizona
Crux it the 1st bulge, followed by the 2ed bulge. Harder than Meteor Shower IMHO. Fun cruising above those initial cruxes. Feb 28, 2013
Daniel Joder
Barcelona, Spain
Daniel Joder   Barcelona, Spain
If it doesn't offend your sensibilities, stick-clipping that first bolt will give you welcome comfort for that crux bulge at the start. Mussy hooks at anchors were nice--thanks! Oct 10, 2017

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