Type: Sport, 65 ft
FA: Chris Deuto
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Shared By: Chris Deuto on Mar 13, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures & Rockfall Mitigation Project - Completed Details


The Runt of the Litter ascends the seam in the main part of the roof left of Mighty Dog. Easy slab climbing brings you to a good rest. From here, you punch out the middle of the intimidating roof following a seam with just barely enough holds in it. Precise movement throughout the seam spits you right into the crux of Mighty Dog. Runt is a little shorter than Mighty Dog but much harder, and it has much more sustained, technical, roof climbing. I felt like the movement of this climb was super classic, but I only gave it 3 stars due to the climb being a little dirty (it is brand new as of now, it will clean up with traffic) and the glue reinforcement on Mighty Dog. All in all, it is a really unique climb with thoughtful and precise movement throughout. The Runt of The Litter was bolted by Jay Samuelson and TJ Sanford.


Start just to the left of Mighty Dog. Climb through the seam in the middle of the roof.


9 bolts and a 2 bolt anchor. You need to hang draws on the start of Runt, but the Mighty Dog part of the climb is permadrawed. Unless you are on a redpoint burn, ii is recommended to not clip the anchors over the lip to eliminate unwanted drag. That said, on redpoint, clip the anchors!


Jay Samuelson
Denver CO
Jay Samuelson   Denver CO
Nice work putting this thing down, Chris! Awesome job and quick work! Mar 14, 2017
Chris Deuto
Chris Deuto  
Thanks, Jay!!! Even bigger thanks to you for bolting it and allowing us to come try it with you, it was an amazing privilege working for the FA with Tanner, you and TJ. I would encourage anyone who is reading this to try it, really classic movement on good rock (a little dirty, but with traffic, it will clean up). Mar 14, 2017
Kevin Capps
Golden, CO
Kevin Capps   Golden, CO
Nice work on this route, guys! It’s really nice having more fun stuff to do up here this time of year! Jan 2, 2018