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Type: Sport, 66 ft
FA: Bob D & Greg Hand
Page Views: 231 total · 2/month
Shared By: Ron Olsen on Jul 21, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Closure - 2018 Update Details


The crux is getting over the roof and keeping it together for the next 3-4 clips. Great route...Maybe the best in the Sherwood Forest area.


Start left of Topiary up a short corner leading to the roof.


Eight clips and green camalot for below the roof. Lower from a two bolt chain anchor.


Greg Hand
Golden, CO
Greg Hand   Golden, CO
Excellent climbing. For what it's worth, even I was able to TR this route without falling. That may have been an illusion. Then, later in the day, I shot 1 under par at West Woods golf course from the tips. Anybody for golf? Jul 21, 2008
Mark E Dixon
Sprezzatura, Someday
Mark E Dixon   Sprezzatura, Someday
OK, but far from the best at Sherwood, IMHO. Jun 18, 2012

Interesting route. My first attempt it felt really, really hard, but I was paying too much attention to the 2nd bolt above the roof and trying to use it as a clue on which way to go over the roof. Big mistake. I was trying to figure out what was going on, as Bob/Greg's routes aren't generally stiff for the grade. I was pretty baffled. second time, just following the climbing, went much easier. If it feels really hard, take a step back and try something different - you are likely in left field....

The crack/jug under Bob's foot in the photo is caked in some sort of shit and pretty much unusable (for a hold and for gear as well). You can get a pretty good 0.75 Camalot out right though. The climbing above and below the roof was pretty good. Technical, delicate, and fun. Jul 14, 2013

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