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Tusk

5.11d, Sport, 90 ft,  Avg: 2.4 from 19 votes
FA: unknown
Colorado > S Platte > Devil's Head > Wipeyur Buttress
Access Issue: Raptor Closures Details

Description

Start on the obvious slab below the roof which is about 10a. Then, go to the short and steep dihedral. The crux is reaching out of the dihedral to a hold that looks like a tusked shaped turd then go for a sloping rail and traverse to the right to the roof and hang on for dear life to the anchors.

Location

This is the route on the slab between Brown Bunny and Exit Only that goes up the dihedral and goes right to the roof. The tusk did not drop!

Protection

9 bolts to a classic DH sport anchor!

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View of the route - at the anchors.
[Hide Photo] View of the route - at the anchors.
Another view of the route.
[Hide Photo] Another view of the route.
Photo copied from Snapping Station to show general line.
[Hide Photo] Photo copied from Snapping Station to show general line.

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aikibujin
Castle Rock, CO
  5.11d
[Hide Comment] Fun! A deadpoint at the 5th bolt for the shorter climbers (I'm 5'7" with 0 ape index) to get your heart pumping, a bouldery crux pulling out to the arete, then turn the final overhang on jugs (if you can find them) to the anchor. What's not to like? Jun 20, 2015