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Submitted By: Luke Childers on Jun 15, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: The "Early Manhood" block.

Description 

This is a small but really nice block. The rock is solid and the moves pleasing. It's a good stop off when heading to the back (North End) of the "Tortuga" area's main formation.

Getting There 

"Early Manhood block" is located just behind (North) the Gilligan's Islands formation on the Western end of "Tortuga's" main rock formation.

The "Early Manhood block" is just [right] (West) and around the corner from the "Widower Wall."

Climbing Season

For the Alderfer/Three Sisters Park area.

Weather station 2.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Below the Deck V4 6B  Colorado : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Early Manhood Block
Start low on good one pad crimps as if you were starting "Early Manhood" with your feet out left. Move to the right and slap around the corner. From there, you have a big move up to good holds. Don't top out! Another big move out right to the corner sloper. Traverse to the right under the upper boulder using good sharp holds with bad feet. Top out to the right in the shadows with good holds and feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Andrew Vojslavek
Jun 22, 2010
Start on the V1 and traverse into the V2, hands down the most enjoyable line on the block. We recently cleaned the top. Really a fun stop!
By Bob Robinson
From: Lone Tree, Colorado
Jul 14, 2010
Agreed. Fun traverse through the roof.
By Ethan Little
From: Longmont, CO
Aug 19, 2016
Early Manhood is actually just RIGHT of the Widower Wall. It's between Widower Wall and the South Wall. It's pretty much attached to the main Tortuga formation.

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