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Andromeda Strain S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Arcturus T 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Carter Route T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Harvey's Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Herman's Head T,TR 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Lazy Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Orion T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Scorpio Crack T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Scorpion Jr. TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sting, The S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Unknown 5.10c T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unknown 5.8 T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Type: Sport, 300 ft, 2 pitches, Grade II
FA: N/A
Page Views: 151 total, 12/month
Shared By: RyanSender on Nov 9, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Description

If you like hard slab climbs in the South Platte, this is for you! Hard, bold, from the ground up ethics is the name of the game here! Just remember: slab skills or hospital bills!

This climb shares the offwidth start to Harvey's Crack. Work your way up the offwidth for about 20 to 30 feet until you can step out onto a small "ledge" on the face.

P1. Traverse right working your way to the first bolt, around 5.10, and then go up to the anchors. You will see the anchors for Orion just below the first set of anchors for this climb. This pitch is rated at 5.10d and is around 160 feet long.

From the anchors, bring up your second, and contemplate your fate!

P2. Work your way up the blank slab for six bolts to another set of anchors just below the big looking "flakes" in the middle of the wall, 5.11c.

Rap down both sets of anchors.

Location

Start Harvey's Crack, then traverse on to the blank looking slab following the bolt line. You will need two ropes to rap each pitch.

Protection

There are 5 bolts plus anchors on the first pitch, and there are 6 bolts plus anchors on the second pitch. For pitch one, you will need gear for the crack up to 7".

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