Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: Haas, Bubb?
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Apr 3, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

This line lies in the lower angle section between Like Heaven Pinnacle and The Guardian overhanging section of the lower west face of Ridge One of Skunk Canyon. Its description in Jason Haas' Climbing Boulder's Flatirons seems to be the first documentation of its ascent. It drew the eye of any slabber wandering up between Ridge One and Ridge Two. In some ways, this section is reminiscent of Boulderado in Boulder Canyon.

Climb up a right-angling, faint crack system past a tree halfway up this slab. Finish at a notch-like feature near a modest tree.

The simplest descent is probably to downclimb/down lead the route or one of its neighbors.

Note, in Haas' book, "many variations exist" may include some of the neighboring routes.

Location

This is a right-angling crack-like system passing a tree in the middle of the upper low angled slab between the Like Heaven pinnacle and The Guardian overhang.

Protection

A light rack to a #1 Camalot works. Double 48" slings and a #3.5 Camalot can be used for an anchor.

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