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A Quark for Quayle T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Crack & Face Route S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crowbar Cowboy S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Day of Reckoning S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Disappearing Man S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Five to One S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
For Love of Mother Not T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Gold Shut Route, The S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Honed to the Bone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mechanically Inept T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Nine To Five S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shut Down, Plugged Up, and Cold to Boot T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
WideSpread Shelfishness S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
World Through a Bottle, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 416 total, 4/month
Shared By: Jay Eggleston on Jan 29, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This route does not deserve a star but is not so bad as to merit a bomb. Easy climbing leads to a splitter off-fingers crack in a hanging dihedral. This section is easy to stem. When the crack ends, place good pro and prepare to move into a area of crumbly, loose rock. Pro can be found here but is suspect due to the crappy rock and thus it merits a PG-13 rating. Another crack, in better rock appears just before a good ledge on which you can traverse to the anchors.


This is the crack immediately to the left of Crack and Face Route and right of Crowbar Cowboy. Traverse right at the top to the anchors on Crack and Face Route.


Standard rack with an extra purple Camalot if you want to "sew it up".


Denver, CO
ALuckyDuck   Denver, CO
Upon reaching the roof, I traversed right onto Crack and Face Route. I recommend this variation over continuing up the loose block gully. The traverse was fun and thought provoking. Feb 22, 2016