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Routes in North Quarry / Pinnacle Area

Boobalaty T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Boobalaty (variation) T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Burly Man T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Catching the Quarry S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Chimney T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Chossdergarten T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X
Corruption S 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Crack TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cracking Up T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Girly Man S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Hardly Huge Hanger Holes High Overhead (aka Homemade) S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mandolin Wind S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pinnacles Face T 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a PG13
Rubble Rouser T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Rusty, Small Hole Hanger Route S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Unknown by Burly Man T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Wayne's Route S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Wide Pride T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: George Bracksieck on Jun 8, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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On May 6, 2012, I led my wife, Jeana, up a climb immediately right of Cracking Up. Stem an alcove up to and over a chockstone that dams a pond of rubble. Place a #0.5 Camalot in a horizontal. Move up and left to the base of a 4-inch crack in a right-facing dihedral. Place a #0.75 Camalot to the left, in a horizontal. Climb crack to top (5.8-). I didn't have a 3 1/2-inch (or bigger) piece, so I placed a wobbly, tipped-out #3 Cam in a narrower space and excavated lichen from a small, shallow, horizontal pocket for a red C3. I also excavated lichen from a key right-angling crimp the on right wall of the dihedral. Don't arouse the rubble!


This is in an alcove immediately right of Cracking Up. I rapped from the old, poor-quality cold-shuts atop Cracking Up, after placing gear on top to anchor me while I threaded the rope through the shuts, which are a couple feet below the rim. After toproping CU, I retrieved the gear.


Cams to 3 1/2 or 4 inches.


Jay Eggleston
Jay Eggleston   Denver
I did this route today. I am glad I had a #4 Camalot. You might even be able to place something bigger. I thought the anchor on Cracking Up was easy to thread for the descent. It is not very far below the rim, maybe a foot. Mar 8, 2013