Type: Trad, TR, 60 ft
FA: who knows, who cares
Page Views: 258 total · 7/month
Shared By: Leo Paik on Nov 14, 2015 with updates from Jay Eggleston
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Rim Rock Trail Closure Details

Description

This is really sort of a link-up variation that might entertain those who are looking for novel ascents in this heavily travelled section of the cliff. Based upon its chalk, it's been done before. The name may not be quite accurate, but it really goes over perhaps 15' of distinct terrain, so we'll just hybridize the names for now.

If you decide to lead this, start by clipping the 1st bolt of Toura Obscura. Then, back down and move up and left in the sort-of-right-facing fractured corner slightly left of the bolt line. Gain a finger crack on the right where you can get some gear. Use a hip scum to wriggle through the first bulge. Fiddle some more gear, and squirm into the pod-like spot. Continue up and left and finish with the last bit of Handle This Hard One.

Location

This starts as for or just slightly left of Toura Obscura and finishes on Handle This Hard One.

Protection

A bolt, smaller gear #1 Camalot and down, a final protection bolt, and the two bolt anchor of Handle This Hard One.

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Jay Eggleston
Denver
  5.9- PG13
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.9- PG13
This route is amusing, but it is not great. It is good if you are looking for obscure, new climbs to do at Table Mtn. It is something for those who have climbed a lot here. Jan 22, 2016