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Ape Walk T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bear Voo, The T V8 7B
Bistro, The 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V2 5+
Boulder Hopper T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Clean and Jerk T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Cool Jet T,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Cumulus V10- 7C+
Estrogen Patch Remover T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Fantasia T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Green With Envy T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c V2 5+
Kim T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Little Old Crack aka Boulder Hop T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Orbital Ridge T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Overload T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Petit Crapon T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Piece of Dirt S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Remote Control T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Skull T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Soul of a Poet V5 6C
Southwest Friction S 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Stem Christie T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Sugar Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Sweet Finish T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tanfasia T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Toadstool V2-3 5+
Underachiever T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Trad, 70 ft
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Shared By: Tyler Smeenk on May 19, 2008
Admins: Mike Snyder, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Aeon Aki

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Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 Details


Located 15 feet to the right of Sugar Crack, begin in a crack with good hands, be aware of possible friable rock at the beginning. Continue up on somewhat overhanging good hands to the pod. Now the fun begins, use whatever technique you can to go through the offwidth pod crawl. I'm talking knee bars, shoulder bars, head bars, anything to move a 1/4 inch at a time. This is a very awkward pod, wearing a longsleeve shirt and pants will help you save some skin. Once out of the pod, use the same anchors as on Sugar Crack and hope your second can follow.


15 feet right of Sugar Crack.


Standard rack, save a big piece or two for the top.


John Maurer
Denver, CO
John Maurer   Denver, CO
Truly unique finish . . . how bizarre. Loads of fun and work, too. The traverse out is exciting for the 2nd if no gear is placed by the leader. Noteworthy position, to be sure. I found I'd occasionally get stuck and just have to lay there until I was inspired by some new tactic. Great route! Jun 8, 2008
Tyler Smeenk
Laramie, WY
Tyler Smeenk   Laramie, WY
Yeah I just put the rating that was in the Heel and Toe. I think it's more of a 10a, especially with that finish. I wish the sun didn't mess up some of those pics of you I took, oh well. May 20, 2008
Sean Dunlop
Durango, CO
Sean Dunlop   Durango, CO
Tyler, I was looking in the new guide book by Robert Kelman, I guess it was originally rated 9+ but with holds that have broken off it was rerated 10a. Just a little tidbit buddy. BTW you beat me to posting the route... bastard! May 19, 2008