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Damn Daniel  

YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Original:  YDS: 5.2 French: 3 Ewbanks: 8 UIAA: II ZA: 8 British: D 2c [details]
FA: Green, Wolfe?
New Route: Yes
Season: year-round
Page Views: 212
Submitted By: Furthermore on Jul 15, 2016

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Sitting on the summit.

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    In my effort to bag all the Flatirons, we stumbled across this very enjoyable ridge climb. If you're climbing at Overhang Rock or other routes at Poot Ridge, this would be worth the side excursion. The route by itself is NOT worth the approach.

    From the large boulder behind the summit where Stoned Operation is located, gain the ridge on its northern end. This can also be approached from the east via a pine needle covered slab. Once on the ridge, enjoy a surprisingly sharp knife edge ridge to the top.

    Downclimb the route or rappel 40 feet to the west off a webbing anchor.


    A small, select Flatiron rack. I did find the pink tri-cam (hate on) helpful.

    Photos of Damn Daniel Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Summit of Poot Ridge from near Giant Boulder.
    Summit of Poot Ridge from near Giant Boulder.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing up the ridge.
    Climbing up the ridge.

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