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A Piece of Work T 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Bigger Than She Looks T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Briar's Birth T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Everything in Between Variation T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Eye for an Eye T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fondon't T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Interiors T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Key Hole T 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Lieback T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Make The Grade T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Not Like Any Other Desert Splitter (Left Dihedral?) T 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Pinball Chimney T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
Pony Express aka Bunny Ramp T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Right of Lieback T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Shaft, The T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Texas Finger Crack T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Unknown I T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Unknown II T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Unknown III T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Type: Trad, 90 ft
FA: Dennis Sanders Et al
Page Views: 478 total, 7/month
Shared By: Jesse Zacher on Dec 1, 2011
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

Climb through a finger crack over some edges. Mount up on the large, detached pillar and start up the corner at the top of the pillar. Once high enough to reach to the right, plug a couple cams into the large flake. Transition through stemming and a layback with a small crimp on the face of the flake. If the crack was not packed with petrified mud, you could jam it, but keep up the layback until you get a hand jam. From here, it is big #3 (3.5 is ideal) through some steep terrain to the chains.

Location

This is 20 feet right of Key Hole.

Protection

Bring a couple small fingers for the bottom. 2 #2s, 1 #2, 3 #3s, a #3.5 or #4 Camalots.

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WadeM
Golden, Co
 
WadeM   Golden, Co
 
I cleaned out the crack switch last year as it was mud filled. Super fun climbing! Top roof is exhausting! Oct 18, 2016
Phil Lauffen
The Bubble
Phil Lauffen   The Bubble
I threw some flakes at my belayer when I tried this last time. Also... the overhanging #4 crack at the top isn't easy. Oct 18, 2013
Its name is Briar's Birth. We might have been the first to at least put anchors on it. I doubt we were the first to climb it though. We did this around 9 years back. It's named after my brother's first sonÂ…Joseph Briar Sanders. Feb 14, 2012
slim    
Doubt he would make a plaque though, Allen would have throat punched him.... Dec 14, 2011
I think Bryan Becker was active out there back in the day . . . . Dec 14, 2011
slim    
Which Bryan? Dec 5, 2011
Jesse Zacher
Grand Junction, Co
 
Jesse Zacher   Grand Junction, Co  
 
Any info on the FA party?

Thanks! Dec 4, 2011
Allen Hill
FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Allen Hill   FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Bryan's Birth. Dec 4, 2011
slim    
I think this one is called "Brian's Birth" if I remember correctly. There used to be a plaque at the bottom. Dec 1, 2011