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Bends, The T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Black Velvet T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Blinders S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Centrist T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Crandall Hammer Arete S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crosshairs S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Doom Seam S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Freezer Burn T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Gap, The S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Giant Dihedral T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gigantor T,S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Heat Stroke S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Lady Fingers T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Left of Center S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Libertine S,TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Line-of-Sight S 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Lord of the Flies S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Man Hands T,S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Meter Maid T,S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Mighty Mouse S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Minimalist T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mix Up T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
My Left Foot S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Not Alone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Radio One S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Refiner S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Right of Center S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Shimminy Cricket T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Shiny Face S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Sun Burn S 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
Sunrise Slab S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Super Nova T,S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Surefire S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Tall Boy S,TR 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Tilt S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Tilt-a-Whirl T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Trail of Tears S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Two Edged Sword T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
White Dwarf T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Type: Sport, 50 ft
FA: Mike Crandall, 2004
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Shared By: Jim Hausmann on Aug 16, 2010
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Raptor Closures Details

Description

After a thin & sharp start, make one very height-dependent move and continue up the arete. Tod Anderson's book gives this 5.10d, which I'm sure is correct if you are a little taller than I am. Shorter people might call this 11+.

Location

This is just left of the Main Wall, on the arete.

Protection

9 bolts to 2-bolt anchor.

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Todd Ra
Golden
Todd Ra   Golden
I'm 5'7", and it still felt 10d at most. Sep 27, 2016
Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.11a
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.11a
I agree with the 11a rating of this. The hard moves are only in a short section of the climb. Aug 31, 2014
Carl H.  
First three moves on very sharp rock. It changes quickly to the need for balance and arm strength. I think 10d is accurate. Sep 23, 2013
slim

  5.10d
slim    
  5.10d
Bolts are in kind of weird locations, like 4 feet above ledges. Couple areas with ledge fall potential. Ok climbing though. Jun 3, 2013
Mike Crandall
Superior, CO
Mike Crandall   Superior, CO
Dude! You spelt my name wrong! :D
10d tops! There's a secret squirrel hold for climbers under 6'2". (unless of course it broke off since then) Oct 16, 2012
Super fun and harder than it looks people. A wrong move on the arĂȘte can leave you stunned and bewildered!!! Another classic for the area. Will do again! Oct 8, 2010

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