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Balkan Dirt Diving T,S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Beginner Sports T,TR 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Changing Corners Dihedral T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Coffin Crack T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Generation Gap S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Happiness of Pursuit S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
My Generation S 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Number 5 Crack T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pet Semetary T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rufus' Roof Variation aka Climbing Sports T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Slabtastic T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
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Type: Trad, TR, 120 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Jay Eggleston on Nov 28, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This climb looks like it will be harder than 5.8 when seen from the bottom. However, there are big jugs in the places it looks difficult. You use the crack for protection but not very much for holds. The rock quality is not very good during most of the climb. At the top, the anchor tree will be to the right.


This is the furthest left (north) route at the crag. It starts in a right-facing dihedral. There is a number "5" painted on the rock at the start.

Descend by walking off to the south (right).


Standard rack. Anchor to a tree at the top.


From base to rim, this route is about 120 feet long. The tree is another 10 feet back from the rim. Good pro isn't easy to find on the route. Dec 5, 2014
Dave Clark 5.10
Golden, CO
Dave Clark 5.10   Golden, CO
Although I think the route is less than the 120' in George's comment, it seemed best to belay the second from the top to avoid the rope running over sharp edges at the top of the wall. Even though I found many good nut and cam placements, I agree that it was sometimes hard to find good ones from positions with a good stance. Jun 4, 2017

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