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Routes in Twin Brooks Park

Cross Roads T,TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Face of Nature's Spirit T,TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Owl's Lookout T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Prickly Pear T,TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Shadowy Entities TR 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Think Skeletons T,TR 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
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Type: Trad, TR, 30 ft
FA: Phil G
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Shared By: mickteroo Otero on May 30, 2014
Admins: Morgan Patterson

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Stand on the rock below the big flake and commit (if you're <5'6" or have a negative ape index) to the huge juggy slope; alternately, for those of shorter stature, you could place a nut and then pull on it. From there it's basically a vertical traverse on top of the big flake. Get a high foot or heel and mantle on top of the flake (into the little nook) then, as Robert Frost once did, make a choice (left to Think Skeletons or right to the Owl's Lookout):

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.


Can't miss it.


Could be easily trad climbed. Otherwise TR anchor.



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