Type: Sport, TR, 45 ft
FA: Eric and Whitney Sorenson, April 2010
Page Views: 3,516 total · 34/month
Shared By: Hayden Fischer on Aug 29, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details


This is a relatively sustained route with solid ledge handholds and pockets. Mounting the ledge beneath the anchors is a little trickier than it looks.


The set of bolts located between the Mind Mantle Arete and the 69.5 Crack.


4 bolts plus anchors (Eds. one is loose and wiggles).


Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
This is a fun route with very featured rock that is mostly 5.6 until one difficult move below the anchors. Jan 27, 2011
Dave Clark 5.10
Golden, CO
Dave Clark 5.10   Golden, CO
Someone did a nice job putting up this route; it must have a name. I just noticed it for the first time today, so it must be pretty recent. Like Kevin Spies a Line nearby, this route is a good beginner lead. Aug 10, 2011
Bishop, CA
outdooreric   Bishop, CA
The route is called "High Plains Whimper"; FA: Eric and Whitney Sorenson, April 2010.

We're glad everyone has enjoyed the route so far. Jan 5, 2012
There is a bee hive about 5 feet to the left of the second bolt, I've climbed it twice in the last 4 weeks with two different groups and nobody has been stung.

By the way, it was my first lead! Apr 27, 2012
Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
This is a fun route, but it cannot be top roped. It is listed that it can, but unless you climb the crack to the right, it cannot be easily top roped. Also, none of the bolts seemed loose today. Jan 11, 2016
Jim Fox
Westminster, CO
Jim Fox   Westminster, CO
Well bolted-every clip is secure and well placed. Good beginner lead. Mostly pretty easy except from the last bolt to the anchors requires a couple awkward moves if you go straight up. Saw a couple people move right and then up to the final ledge, which is easier. Feb 29, 2016
Chris Johnson
Boulder, CO
Chris Johnson   Boulder, CO
Be aware, there is a bee's nest about halfway up, off to the left. They didn't bother us yesterday, but you can hear the hum coming from it. If you were doing the trad route to the left of HPW, I'd skip it. You'd have to cross right over the opening. May 2, 2017