Type: Trad, 70 ft
FA: Glen Schueller
Page Views: 145 total · 1/month
Shared By: Kevin Stricker on Mar 23, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is on the black face between Slippery Nipple and Undertow (right-leaning dihedral). Climb up fun plates to a stopper crux climbing through a blank section. Reach the crux plate, then continue on jugs to the anchors at 70 feet.

Location

Left of the cable marking the start of Slippery Nipple is a blank face above a perfect belay rock.

Protection

5 bolts to two bolt anchor.

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Kevin Stricker
Evergreen, CO
  5.12+
Kevin Stricker   Evergreen, CO
  5.12+
This route would be a classic if not for the hard to clip crux bolt and almost impossible crux slab moves. Mar 23, 2009
Garrett Bales
Lake City, CO
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Garrett Bales   Lake City, CO
  5.12+
Agreed, the bolt in the middle of the plate sucks/impossible to clip till you've gained the top of the plate. It would be better placed lower so you could clip then attempt the low percentage, no foot move through the big plate. Hard climb, we guessed grade, couldn't stick the crux sequence. Nov 18, 2012
Glenn Schuler
Monument, Co.
Glenn Schuler   Monument, Co.
I most certainly botched that bolt placement! Planning on relocating it when I get the time. Nov 19, 2012