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Routes in Upper Tier (Bocco Area)

5.7 Corner T 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
All Thaied Up S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Binky of the Mountains S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Black Streak S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Border Patrol S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
CC S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Chupacabra S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Corner T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Curious Case of Benjamin Carson, The S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dihedral T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Early Start S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Ecstasy S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
El Gecko T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Golden Rule S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Guido's Face S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Guru Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Juniper Corner T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Osso Bocco S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Scot-Free T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
Simpatico S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Sky Person S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tongue Thaied S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 40 ft
FA: TK & DM, Eagle, 2011
Page Views: 598 total · 13/month
Shared By: TKeagle on Oct 18, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Trestle and CMC areas are off limits. Details

Description

This is a short climb dedicated to a friend lost in 2009, Mikey Brown - aka Binky of the Mountains.

It is short and sweet with several fun variations. The route is just past an easy 5.6 just to the right called CC (also with a plaque at base) that is a good introductory kid's/beginner's climb for the area.

Location

Once you top out on the trail under Osso Bocco, walk west until you see the route. You can't miss dead tree limbs hanging over the top left side of the route. The crux moves are after C4 - use your feet!

Protection

5 bolts to chain anchors.

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Joncharlesdavis
  5.10a
Joncharlesdavis  
  5.10a
My favorite route so far at the upper tier. Had more trouble on this than Simpatico and more straightforward. Jun 14, 2015
Michael R
Vail Valley, CO
 
Michael R   Vail Valley, CO
 
Been up this route several times, our favorite at the Upper Tier. For a fun variation on top rope, stay farther right (too far to clip the first 3 bolts). Looks thin from below but has good holds. Aim towards the crack that is right of the 4th bolt, and finish on route. May 5, 2016

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