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Routes in Gunnison Mountain Park Picnic Area

GBU roof project S 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Good, The Bad and The Ugly, The S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
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Type: Sport, 235 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: Courtney Scales
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Shared By: mike bromberg on Jun 16, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Located at the end of the approach trail are two bolted climbs. This is the right line, which begins on an arete.

P1 (70 feet): Follow bolts up the arete and eventually move left and climb through a roof on great jugs to a two-bolt anchor/stance. (5.7)

P2 (70 feet): Follow bolts (~8ish) up the face to the top of the pedestal. Anchors exist on the steep face for a heinous hanging belay, or bring a finger-sized piece and equalize to a bolt on the nice, comfy ledge for a better belay experience. (5.9)

P3 (70 feet): Move belay right 30 feet (through small, chossy notch). Climb the beautiful face following great incut edges to a two-bolt anchor (best to set this as a TR for your 2nd). (5.10-)

Rappel the route.

It is possible to link pitches 1 and 2 with a 60m rope.

Location

The bolted route immediately to the left of the GBU is a 5.13ish roof project that can be top-roped from the same first pitch anchor.

Protection

All bolts and anchors are in great condition, a finger-sized piece is optional for 2nd belay.

Photos

Jay M  
On 10/29/2017, all three anchors have been replaced with ASCA hardware and rap rings. Oct 30, 2017
Ima Fred Knot
Victoria, Seychelles
Ima Fred Knot   Victoria, Seychelles
Terence
Almont, CO
Terence   Almont, CO
The bolts on the face of the second belay are cold shuts. If you feel comfortable, belay on those to reduce damage done to your rope by going over the sharp edge. Jul 18, 2011