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Choking Orangey

5.10+, Trad, 95 ft (29 m),  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: Edward Corder, Nate Arganbright, Jason Seaver, 4/22/07
Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Lumpy Ridge > Long Walk Wall
Access Issue: 2021 Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

Climb the corner (pair of opposing corners really) and follow the slightly chossy groove above. This leads to a large ledge / terrace underneath the orange headwall, at the top of the cliff, that faces more West than the rest of the crag. Take the obvious, steep, left-leaning splitter through the headwall to the top. Use the same tree anchor as for Ring Of Fire.

This was established ground-up onsight.

Location

Start this pitch just right of Ring Of Fire, on the right side of the cliff, in the obvious, main groove / corner.

Protection

Standard rack up to one fist-sized cam.
Tree anchor, walk off left.

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Nate following the FA. 4/22/07.<br>
Upper crack on Ring Of Fire visible to the left.
[Hide Photo] Nate following the FA. 4/22/07. Upper crack on Ring Of Fire visible to the left.
A view of the splitter through the orange headwall on Choking Orangey.
[Hide Photo] A view of the splitter through the orange headwall on Choking Orangey.