Avg: 4 from 2 votes
|Type:||Trad, 115 ft (35 m)|
|FA:||Levin, Haas, Bubb, Ruckman, Volk|
|Page Views:||1,302 total · 9/month|
|Shared By:||Tony B on Jun 2, 2008|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
Eldorado Canyon SP is STRONGLY DISCOURAGING CLIMBING at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Climbing is NOT ADVISED. Social distancing is challenging in Eldorado Canyon SP with climbing. The park office is closed. Warnings (& possible evictions from the SP) may be issued for violations of the social distancing requirement for a minimum of 6 feet between people not in the same household. In addition, touching surfaces contacted by others, which occurs on climbing routes and between climbing partners sharing equipment & rope(s), is a risk.
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A climb with ascending difficulty and increasingly thin and sparse protection for the first 70 feet, culminating in a hard and technical crux well above small gear. While the odds of injury for a competent leader of this are not high, the excitement factor will be. The first four climbers up this without falls each solved the crux in different ways depending on height, balance, and edging ability.
The large party listed for the FA is related to the history of the line, which was first seen and TR'd by Steve Levin in the '80s or '90s. In 2008, when it had still not been freed, Jason Haas and Tony Bubb went back not knowing of its history and cleaned it for a lead on the following week. This was by chance mentioned to Steve, who proposed to share the FA. All involved met as a single FA party. By a draw of straws, Steve led the route on the first attempt of the day, with Jason, Tony, and Brent all also climbing it cleanly thereafter.