Adventure Projects is hiring a web engineer to join us in Boulder, CO
Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Dino Head

Amazing Dino S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Best Deal in Town S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Best Deal in Town (P2 Variation) S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Chop Shop S 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dewpoint S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dino Found S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Dino Later S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Dino Remembered S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a R
Dino Who? S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dino's Milkmaid S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dino's Stubble Trouble S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Flight of the Raven S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lost Dino S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mama's Boy S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
New Wave Dino S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pocket Rocket S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Raspberry Arete S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Son of Dino S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Suffering Simians S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unknown S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown 2 S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
What's Up Dino? S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Order Wrong? Sort Routes
Type: Sport, 115 ft
FA: Steve Garvey
Page Views: 1,205 total · 13/month
Shared By: Ty Morrison-Heath on May 14, 2011 with updates from C. Williams
Admins: Jared LaVacque, L. Von Dommelheimer

You & This Route

11 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do · View List

Your Star Rating:

     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:

-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick


A fun lead up the greenish arete that tops out at the same anchors as Best Deal in Town and others. Fun easy climb! 2 rope rappel or sketchy one bolt rap off the belay bolt on Best deal.


When you reach the fork in the trail near the handrail stay left for about 5-10 feet. Look for a chain bolt with a shackle on it with another bolt about 3 feet to the left . This bolt line is the start. It follows bolts to the top where you rappel off the right side to a single bolt anchor for the second rappel. Some scumbag swiped the hangar off the last bolt so it can be a little exciting at the end.


14 bolts, bring long slings to prevent rope drag. 2 bolt anchor with hugely long chain.


bergbryce   California
I don't recall there being much 5.7 on this. Mostly easy 5th class with maybe a 5.7 move off or near the start. A fun route nontheless. May 25, 2011
Mostly a bomb.. several grapefruit-sized chunks simply gave out uinder my body weight. Like it's neighbor to the right, I think this one is overrated. Jun 12, 2013
icic-jess   Breckenfridge
Richard, why do you have to make our routes sound so bad!? Ya, they are choosy! But that's what makes your labia and dick big. The true pioneers
of AK climbing established a lot of these routes and not in vein. Jun 20, 2013
Why would you expect the climbing on the highway to be good? That's like expecting 5 star quality food from McDonalds. Take what you can get. Quality ratings are subjective, especially around these parts. Jun 29, 2013
C Hopwood
Salt Lake City, UT
C Hopwood   Salt Lake City, UT
There is a ton of choss on this route. And intermediate rap station? Where? This route is about 45 meters, which doesn't make a whole lot of sense. My 70m got me down to a ledge, where I walked off, but I was still pretty unimpressed. Also the book says there is 12 bolts. 3 of the bolts towards the top are missing their hangers as of 4-22-14 so... That was a fun surprise as well. Thanks, whoever stole those. Apr 23, 2014
L. Von Dommelheimer
L. Von Dommelheimer   Anchorage  
because this is climbed A LOT, we replaced the anchor bolts as well as replaced hangers on some of the bolts. I really don't know why this route is given so many stars by people. Aug 12, 2015

More About Raspberry Arete