Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Dean Lords
Page Views: 928 total · 12/month
Shared By: Jaren Watson on Jul 6, 2012
Admins: Mike Engle

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Description

Start on chossy layer and work over the substantial roof on positive edges. Avoid going left, but trend right on good pinches. The holds thin out but remain positive for a fun, cruising finish.

Location

About 50 yards to the right of Black Betty, Platypus is the first route among the concentration of new routes. Look for the obvious roof near the start.

Protection

6 bolts lead to sport anchors.

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Jaren Watson
Idaho
  5.10a
Jaren Watson   Idaho
  5.10a
I almost want to give four stars to this route. Such a fun line.
Still a few loose spots at the start, so even though it's not difficult, use caution getting to first and second bolts.
I've heard a number of climbers suggest a stouter rating than 10a. They may have a point. Apr 23, 2013