Type: Trad, 90 ft (27 m)
FA: Tom Wezwick & Karl Kiser - Winter 1999
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Shared By: George Perkins on Dec 2, 2007
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Access Issue: Access Issue for Areas in BLM Taos Field Office Lands Details


This climb has a fun roof which compensates for easy and loose-looking sections below.

Start on the clean slab left of the bushy slab (about 30' right of Roid Boys). Move up the easy slab, turn through a low roof through the middle with a hand traverse from right to left (1st crux). Cruise more low angle crack to the obvious hand crack pulling through the roof. Turn the roof (2nd crux) with great hand jams. From here, head to the anchors, that are just out of sight up another 20' and on the blunt arete to the left.


30' right of Roid Boys, pick out a hand crack splitting through a roof 60' up. Vitaman goes through this. (This climb is not shown on the beta photo)
To descend, rap/lower the route with one 60m rope.


Nuts & cams to 3", long runners. Micro-size gear (TCUs or RPs) isn't helpful. 2-bolt anchor w/ chains.