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Routes in Tecolote Cave

Codyote S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Culo De Merlin S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Huiratica S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
La Felicidad S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Lawton's Route S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Limestoner S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Missing Hanger S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Nosferatus S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Soul Power S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Super Chongo S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
Tecolote S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
la violencia S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Type: Sport, 80 ft
FA: Alexotico Patino
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Shared By: Steven Lucarelli on Feb 21, 2009
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Description

This is a killer route with steep moves from tufa to tufa to a final big move at the top before the anchor. Good use of drop knees, kneebars and heel hooks will make this route pretty reasonable. If you don't use these techniques then your in for a massive pump and probably some air time.

Location

Nosferatus is located in the main cave two routes right of Tecolote. There are no fixed draws on this route.

Protection

Bolts to a two bolt anchor with chains.

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Curt MacNeill
Boulder, CO
 
Curt MacNeill   Boulder, CO
 
This route is a must do if your at the Tecolote Cave. As the description says, "use of drop knees and knee bars make this route reasonable" is an understatement. This route was very tricky for the grade because it was hard to read and tricky to find out how to sneakily rest and do some of the downright awkward moves from stalagtite to stalagtite. Overall, I felt like it was solid 12+ climbing. Either way, its super fun and mad props to anyone who can onsight this thing without seeing anyone on it...... Mar 25, 2012