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Crack of Thunder

5.9+, Trad, 60 ft,  Avg: 2 from 1 vote
FA: K. Duncan, D. Humphrey, 2016
Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Big Thompson Ca… > Crosier Mtn Crags > Upper Tier Main Crag


A tricky height dependent start leads to a cruiser top.

P1. 5.9+. Climb up to the small overhang, stem and jam around it, then go up easy plates in the right-facing dihedral above. Angle left at the top to anchors shared with the three routes to the left.

Be sure to rap and pull your rope to the LEFT of the tunnel to prevent a stuck rope.

It's also possible to continue up right to the upper half of The Outer Edge, and rap from those anchors.


This is just past the tunnel behind Totum Tower.


A standard rack.

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