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Routes in The Garden

B Boys, The T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Before The Deluge S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Border Crossing T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crackdown T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dutch Treat T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Fine Fir T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Just Do It T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Showtime T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Smooth Operator T,S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Storm Warning TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Type: Trad, Sport, 65 ft
FA: Ron Olsen and Bruno Haché, 7/30/07
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Shared By: Orphaned on Sep 19, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Fine Fir is the second route from the left in The Garden. It is the easiest pitch in this area, and is identified by a good-sized pine tree growing out of the rock about 15' up the wall.

Climb up to the tree, and pass it on the right or left to a good ledge. Clip a bolt and step up and right. Clip a second bolt and move up right to a finger crack next to a slab. You can place a yellow Alien in a small pod up and left. Climb up the crack and step right at its top onto the slab. Continue up and right to the anchor, on a pedestal about 10' above a large pine tree.

You can belay here if you're going to do one of the upper wall routes (Showtime, Dutch Treat, Border Crossing, or The B Boys), or else lower back down.


On the left side of The Garden, below a pine tree growing out of the rock 15' up the wall.

Route #20 in the ?beta photo?.


2 bolts, small nuts and cams (blue, green, yellow Aliens). A sling for the tree. 2-bolt anchor, shared with Before The Deluge and Crackdown.


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Bear Creek, CO
percious   Bear Creek, CO
If you go left of the tree and continue up the faint crack it is a little harder. Small cams and a couple of small stoppers is all you need. You can finish up at the "Just do it" Anchors this way. 5.8 Oct 25, 2007
Michael Lucky
Charleston, SC
Michael Lucky   Charleston, SC
I ended at "Just Do It" anchors, and I think it was a much better finish than continuing up the extremely dirty gully to the true anchors. Jun 29, 2012
Dave Clark 5.10
Golden, CO
  5.8 PG13
Dave Clark 5.10   Golden, CO
  5.8 PG13
After the second bolt, you can stay on the face to the left anchors (Just Do It) and get in a bit of questionable small gear, but this is harder than 5.7. Going right and over onto the face that heads up to the higher anchors is easier but unprotected runout. None of it is very good. Aug 27, 2017

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