5.10- YDS 6a French 18 Ewbanks VI+ UIAA 18 ZA E1 5a British R
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|Type:||Trad, 100 ft (30 m)|
|FA:||Tony Bubb, Jason Haas, 3/07|
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Crags on Eldorado Mountain, such as Mickey Mouse wall and Cryptic Crags, are outside of park boundaries and may still be subject to Boulder County closures.
Previously in 2023: per M. McHugh, ECSP: the upper loop of the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail, above the Crags Hotel Ruin, & the
Continental Divide Overlook, is closed effective immediately. This included Continental Crag.
These areas are closed to all activities, including rock climbing & hiking, through 7/15 or until further notice, to protect nesting golden eagles on the S side of the canyon.
Golden Eagles are protected by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service under authority of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A conviction of nest disturbance can carry a fine to $5,000 & one year imprisonment.
See the map in the photo section for terrain closure.
Previous years: per Dustin Bergman, CO State Parks Officer #770, ECSP:
Seasonal Raptor Closures
Check Park site for current closures:
For more info visit:
Double check prior to venturing there. Thanks!
Think Quickly is a great line with 2 distinct cruxes, one physical and one mental. After a bulging start on thin hands and off-fingers, the line soars up to a clean arete and climbs thin moves above sparse gear.
The bottom looks a little junky but is mostly cleaned and climbs well, the middle slab is mellow and gorgeous but runout (5.6?) with no need to venture left into the inset. The final arete is the business, so load up the slashes, and go, go, go. Once established on it, the climbing is easier.
To get down, traverse to climber's left for 50' past the top of Long John Wall, and descend as for that route.
A set of cams 1"-2.5" for the bottom, bulging crack start. Protect with a few cams from tiny to 2.5" for the top arete in diagonal slashes and horizontals, and then it is a bit of a runout.
Stoppers and longer slings will fill out the rack. Stoppers and a 2.5" cam are perfect for belaying up top.