Mountain Project Logo

Routes in Dinosaur Tower- Northwest Side

Cro-Magnon/Caveman T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X
Dr. Leakey S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pebbles and Bam-Bam T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unsorted Routes:
Type: Trad, 2 pitches
FA: unknown
Page Views: 123 total · 6/month
Shared By: Nick Drake on Sep 27, 2016
Admins: Scott Coldiron, Nate Ball, Jon Nelson, Micah Klesick

You & This Route


1 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do · View List

Your Star Rating:


     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:


-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
    -none-

Description

Route would climb through what looks like a very interesting roof in the NW face. On the right side. Note this description also goes for "Caveman" +9, which takes the same start.

First it follows a slab ramp up and right from a sandy bench at small tree. There are no opportunities for gear on this section. It then goes up left following a line of moss that may have been a crack when a guidebook was printed in 76.

At this section there was still no pro. "Holds" crumbled to sand in your hand. At the only pod I had seen for pro I tried placing a nut, the rock exploded into a dust cloud with a light pull.

I don't like soloing on a sand dune, so I decided to make a tenuous downclimb of the "friction slab" that was all loose sand.

Location

Roof in NW face as you walk toward sunset slab.

Protection

Bring a boat anchor and stab it into the rock?

Photos

- No Photos -

0 Comments

More About Cro-Magnon/Caveman

Printer-Friendly