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5.11+ PG13, Trad, Sport, 60 ft,  Avg: 4 from 2 votes
FA: Charlie Fowler
Colorado > Telluride/Norwo… > Ophir > Cracked Canyon


Excellent, trad, sport route. You place some gear and clip some bolts, there is an early crux where you leave the crack/groove and grab some great incut edges, then return to the crack, dribble in some gear step up and clip another bolt, then an unter-grabben to some crimps (late crux), stand up and try to get a piece in the flare or with only another body length to go...maybe just punch it.


Head a good ways up the canyon, it's on the left hand side. The beautiful crack/groove face just to the right of Blood on the Cracks, beware of the Stinging Nettles at the base.


A small rack with some small/med stoppers, finger-sized cams to #0.75 Camalot, 3 bolts, and a chain anchor. A new #5 Camalot is nice to have too.

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