Type: Sport, 25 ft
FA: unknown
Page Views: 547 total · 5/month
Shared By: Kevin Neilson on Oct 8, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Rock Frog is a nice but short face to the right of the Back to the Future Wall, recognized by the tree at the top, part of which extends horizontally over the trail.

The hardest moves are right off the ground on polished crimpers. After the third and last bolt, the face becomes scratchy but the difficulty eases. I give it a PG-13, because there is a possibility of a bad fall from the top, although the climbing here is pretty easy. I'd give this tricky climb two stars if there were an anchor. Unfortunately, there is none, and descending requires either a nontrivial downclimb or rappelling from the tree.

Location

Right of the Back to the Future wall and left of B/C, this is located by tree at top with branch growing horizontally over route.

Protection

3 bolts, no anchor. Downclimb or rappel from the tree (there are no slings on tree).

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Jared LaVacque
Anchorage/Grand Junction
 
Jared LaVacque   Anchorage/Grand Junction  
 
Not that this route matters a whole lot, but it is only slightly easier and more polished than Ice Cream Hangover, which is .11b. It is no way .10c, in comparison to others in the area. It climbs like shit though. Oct 28, 2014
Ben Crawford
Boulder, CO
  5.10c PG13
Ben Crawford   Boulder, CO
  5.10c PG13
A fun little route. I agree, if it had an anchor, it would definitely deserve more stars. I just traversed to the anchors of From Russia and lowered from there. May 4, 2015