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Beer Dog S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Botonga S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Brace for Impact T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Canine Corner S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Free at Last T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Git 'Er Done S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hound's Tooth S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Leave No Trace T,S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Like a Wonk T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
March Madness S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Munchkin Roof T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Quick Work S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Release the Kraken T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tinnitus S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Where's Ron S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Wonky T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Type: Trad, 95 ft
FA: Bob D, Greg Hand, Dan Brockway, 3/16/2010
Page Views: 826 total, 9/month
Shared By: Greg Hand on Mar 16, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Seasonal Closure Details

Description

Begin as for March Madness clipping its first bolt. Then follow the kraks (sic) up the middle of the cliff. Loose rock has been removed, but expect it to feel like a first ascent.

Location

This is 30 feet right of Tinnitus. Begin at the lowest part of the cliff, the same as for March Madness.

See Where's Ron for photo.

Protection

1 bolt to a 2-bolt anchor. Lots of gear less than 2.5 inches.

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Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.8
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.8
This climb has fun moves. I thought it was slightly easier than 8+. Funny, I thought Where's Ron was true to its rating while not this one, which is the opposite of Tony 's opinion. Dec 2, 2013
Dave Clark 5.10
Golden, CO
  5.8
Dave Clark 5.10   Golden, CO
  5.8
The beta photo on the "Where's Ron" page shows Kraken veering left at the roof, but Kraken climbs well going straight up and following the slightly discontinuous crack all the way up past the roof. This crack safely takes plenty of medium and small pro. This route and March Madness felt easier to us than what some others have indicated, thus Leo's "gravity takes a break" comments. Nov 11, 2011
Tony B
Around Boulder, CO
  5.8+
Tony B   Around Boulder, CO
  5.8+
An intermediate climb for advanced climbers. The climb has several very large flakes that I'd be reticent to put gear behind, so I wouldn't put a new trad leader on it. Apr 23, 2010