REI Community
The Monument Base Area
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Abraxas T 
Approaching The Twilight S 
Bagpiping in the Buff S 
Lounger S 
Moore, Please? S 
Praying Mantel S 
Snow Bunny  S 
Tombstone Crack T 

Bagpiping in the Buff 

YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 40', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
FA: 
Page Views: 466
Submitted By: MatthewB- Blecharz on Oct 21, 2013

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (18)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

  • 02/28/2017 to 08/31/2017: GOLDEN EAGLE CLIMBING CLOSURE MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closure MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    4 Bolts, right of Lounger; horrible shale at the top which can be easily kicked off. Challenge is at the bottom, can be avoided by stick-clipping; If not, then it might actually be a 5.7

    New anchors, to make each route independant, have been set up as of 10/19/2013. This was being done after we came back from Adit Rock.

    Rap Rings Off

    Protection 

    Bolts (4)


    Comments on Bagpiping in the Buff Add Comment
    Show which comments
    By Dan Mosher
    Oct 25, 2013

    I was under the assumption that the Monument area was closed because of the nesting eagles. I noticed this route was submitted Oct 21 2013, are there any changes in access that has been released? Thanks.
    By another Chad
    Oct 25, 2013

    Right above the description for this route is a link to the Monument area bird closure. The closure is seasonal (though the information above is from 2012).

    Chad
    By Frank F
    From: Bend, OR
    Jan 17, 2014

    2014 update, mid-January.

    Eagles are back but have not picked their nesting site. Park rangers anticipate putting climbing closure in effect in mid-February.

    Mountain Project

    The Definitive Climbing Resource

    MTB Project

    Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

    Powder Project

    Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
    FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About