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Daredevil

5.9, Trad, 90 ft (27 m),  Avg: 3.3 from 7 votes
FA: H. Carter, D. Farley (1970)
Colorado > Independence Pass > Difficult Campg… > Difficult Wall aka Di…

Description

This has great climbing from bottom to top! While maybe not a distinct crux, stepping left under/around the big roof will often get your heartrate up a beat or two. The upper section is as fun as it looks!

Location

This ascends an obvious dihedral, marked by a big roof at mid-height, on the lower section of the upper wall.

Protection

Big cams / hexes. A couple great wires can be slotted in on the lower section if you don't want to drag too much big stuff. A gray (#3.5) Camalot under the roof protects the step out really well. There were a couple (old...) fixed pins in the upper dihedral.

There are chain anchors.

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Xi Yin
Cambridge, MA/traveling
  5.9
[Hide Comment] There is a family of baby bats living in the crack to the immediate right of the route. As a result the first half of the route is covered with bat poop. Very fun climbing traversing under the roof to the offwidth section at the top. I regretted not bringing a #5, but it was protectable with a #4 and an old pin just above the roof. Aug 18, 2019