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Routes in Sharksfin

Big Tears T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blood in the Water T,S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hammerhead T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Loan Shark T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
North Face T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Religious Zealot T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sharkstone T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sleeping with the Fish S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Walking with the Pope S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Yellow Butterfly S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Rick Guerrieri, Kelly McCloskey, 1983
Page Views: 827 total, 9/month
Shared By: Guy H. on Aug 29, 2010
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This is the first bolted climb at the Crags. It follows a beautiful panel of rock on the SE corner of the formation. If you follow the bolts directly, it is 11+/12-. By heading to the arete, you can keep the grade at 5.10+.

Location

This is the leftmost sport climb on the east face of Sharksfin.

Protection

7 bolts.

Photos

This route was put up by Kelly McCloskey and myself after Pope John II visit to the Estes area in1993. I actually got to walk with the Pope during the visit! Apr 16, 2015