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Routes in Dinosaur's Foot

Chapped Lip T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Chapstick T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Copradelite S 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Dino Dung T,S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Heel Toe T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Index Toe S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Joint Venture S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Little Toe Jam S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Middle Toe S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Pocket Full of Cryptonite S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Shekina T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Strategery S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Top Rope Wall Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Claude ?
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Shared By: rob bauer on Sep 4, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This isn't my route, but citing the comments section for Dinosaur Foot, we can say that it has been there at least since 5/09. Leo Paik confirmed that "Claude put up a 5.9+" in this location and named it,"...a play on copralite, which is fossilized dino dung." So, to round out the Route list, I'll go out on the ledge.

The crux is getting to the second bolt and only a little easier, if reachy, making the 3rd. (I'm 5'8") Pretty consistent "5.9+" climbing after that to the top since the angle drops off a bit. Rating? Tad easier than Critical Morass on Big Ass Slab, IMHO. It is way harder than Middle Toe.

Location

This route starts in the back of the alcove right of Middle Toe, left of Heel Toe.

Protection

9(?) bolts to 2 ring bolt anchors.

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Matt Rhodin
Denver, CO
  5.11a/b
Matt Rhodin   Denver, CO
  5.11a/b
Very fun and tricky route. Techy climbing through the first few bolts. Felt the crux was after the 3rd (I think) moving off of the good, right-slanting edge. It involved a long reach out left with really bad feet, staying true to the direct line of the face. Felt around 5.11b during the onsight, but with better beta I could see it being a little easier. Regardless, get on this thing! Great line. Aug 21, 2016
Climbed this route and def didn't feel 5.9ish (as I think the original rating was posted?). Anyway, if you go straight up the bolt line at the start without stemming on the rock behind you, it is thin and balancy. After that, it felt pretty sustained until the top where it lets up for the last couple of bolts. Felt more like .11a to me (especially through the first 2 bolts), but I had zero beta, which tends to help on these super techy slab routes. May 25, 2012
Paul Donald Andrews
Nederland, Co.
  5.10d
Paul Donald Andrews   Nederland, Co.
  5.10d
TR'd this route yesterday. A bit of snow in the alcove at the base of the route, so I missed the opening move, which looks hard. Stemmed over to the stance at the first bolt, and up from there. My partner agreed with me that the moves down low felt like 11a. I'm 5' 9", he's 5' 8". For comparison, I led Critical Morass last week and thought that was about 10b. Anyhoo, this is a great route, continuous, steep line with nice edges and some jugs up higher. Looks like an exciting lead with the bolts just about where you would want them. Mar 31, 2012