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Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: ryan albery on Mar 21, 2009
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

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Perfect hands into an overhaning bulge that tightens to ring locks.


The east side of the leaning pillar on the buttress south of the mouth of Trachyte Canyon (lake mile 134.5)


Hands to 0.75" Two bolt anchor. Route continued to top of the pillar/spire with hooks (dicey), to another fixed anchor


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Anus Herder
Montrose, CO
Anus Herder   Montrose, CO
Also known as Roof of the rings 5.11C

Approach via boat to mouth of canyon. Hike up short talus slope on left side of the canyon mouth. The route climbs the beautiful splitter on the south side of the detached pillar visible from the boat. Begin with a outstanding hand crack that gradually works into an overhanging bulge.

#3(2), #2(1), and #1(1) camalot, black metolius for crux. - according to other info i've read. May 23, 2016