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Afterlife S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Back From the Dead S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
City of the Dead S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Dia de Los Muertos S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Grave Digger S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Hellbender S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Reaper, The S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Reincarnation S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Six Feet Under S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Spinal Tap S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Tomb Raider S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ugoogoly S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Undertaker, The S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Walking Dead, The S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
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Type: Sport, 130 ft, 2 pitches
FA: D. Lawrence, D. Wolfe
Page Views: 949 total · 106/month
Shared By: Furthermore on Jan 24, 2018
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

This route surprisingly climbs better than it initially looks. Begin the climb 30 feet right of Spinal Tap.

Please keep in mind a 70m rope will NOT reach the ground from the upper anchor. Taller folks might find this route a bit easier, 5.9-5.9+. Also note, there may still be some loose rock/dirt (I did however spend quite a few hours cleaning the route).

Pitch 1 – 5. 8 – Climb up a large boulder, and clip the somewhat high first bolt (easy 5th). Climb on moderate terrain to a small roof which leads to an excellent belay ledge, 11 bolts + a 2 bolt anchor, ~85 feet.

Pitch 2 – 5.10a – From the ledge, ascend a short overhang (crux) which leads to another, easier overhang. The second pitch anchor is located on another decent ledge, 6 bolts + a 2 bolt anchor, ~45 feet.

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John Layko Torkleson  
  5.10a
The first pitch is one of the best pitches of 5.8 I have climbed in the canyon.

The 5.9+/10a second pitch is ok and worth doing if you want to get high. Mar 17, 2018
Derek Young
Denver, CO
Derek Young   Denver, CO
FYI - bolted Jan 2018 (per Derek aka: Furthermore). Apr 1, 2018
G-Rod
Golden. CO
 
G-Rod   Golden. CO
 
A great steep first pitch leads to some fun overhangs on the second pitch. Both belay ledges are comfy, and the road noise is all but non-existent. I never felt the rock was chossy, and if you stay true to the bolt line, it's solid jugs to the top. Great warm-up for the area, too! Do this route on a weekend! Apr 3, 2018

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