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Routes in The Friar and Byrd Pinnacle

A Crack, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Boondoggle T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Byrd Pinnacle Left T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Feather S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Friar, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
J + J Groove T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lemon Bomb T 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Red Zinger T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Skyline T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Trim T 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Unknown T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
V Formation T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Whoosh T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wrangler Hero? T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Xyphoid Fever T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Xyphoid Left T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Joe Herbst, John Bryd 1973
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Shared By: Matt Kuehl on Apr 23, 2013
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

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Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details


This route starts in a clean corner crack and continues upwards though varied terrain. It features good cracks in a variety of sizes, a few edges, and a couple rest stances before encountering a traversing wide crack that is probably the crux. Pull the bulge and continue up the wide crack to the top of the big shared belay ledge.

To get down rappel straight down Xyphoid fever with a 60m rope.


Right of Xyphoid Fever scrabble up to a good stance near/under a bush by a corner crack.


Single rack to 3", one 5"


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Michael Kimm
Denver, CO
Michael Kimm   Denver, CO
Rock quality gets worse the higher you get on this one. Sugar cookie sandstone for hands and feet at the crux, both inside and outside the crack. Too bad, as the first 60 feet or so are very pleasant. Jan 4, 2014

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