Type: Trad, 50 ft
FA: Jim Brink, Sept. 3, 2012
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Shared By: Jim Brink on Sep 3, 2012
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Access Issue: Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 Details

Description

This is a classic Vedauwoo OW. The crux is in the first 20 feet where the crack does a dogleg to the left and overhangs a bit.

Location

This is on the east side of Limbo Rock aka Upper Devil's Playground above a new 4 bolt sport route "Formicae." From the top of that route, go up and left into a hidden alcove with two OW cracks. The right one is Crack to Nowhere. Walk off to the north or find the rap station for "Sara Palin's Drill" a few feet to the SW.

Protection

#6 Camalot, Big Bros to 10 inches, a 14 inch Valley Giant or Big Bro for the top. It has natural anchors.

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Jim Brink
Fort Collins, CO
  5.10a
Jim Brink   Fort Collins, CO
  5.10a
Photo by Ben Boykin. Sep 4, 2012
Jim Brink
Fort Collins, CO
  5.10a
Jim Brink   Fort Collins, CO
  5.10a
I spoke with Bob Scarpelli yesterday (9/7/14), and he says that he never did Crack to Nowhere, so I think my reported ascent is a first. Sep 8, 2014