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L to R R to L Alpha
Boulder Quartz System S 
Counting Sheep T,S 
Sleep Deprivation S,TR 
Sominex T,S 
Tooth and Nail T,S 

Right Side Rock Climbing 


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BETA PHOTO: Plotinus Wall, right side

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  • Description 

    These routes begin on a ledge overlooking the creek on the right side of Plotinus Wall, just right of Lucid Dreaming.

    L->R:

    A. Boulder Quartz System, 12-, 1p, 8 bolts. Quartz dike.
    B1. Tooth and Nail, 11-, 1p, 80', 6 bolts & small-medium gear.
    B2. Counting Sheep, 11, 1p, small-medium gear & 3 bolts.
    C1. Sominex, 11-, 2p, small-medium gear, 6-8 bolts. Crack->corner to roof & slab.
    C2. Sleep Deprivation, 10, 2p, small-medium gear, 6 bolts. Crack->slab

    Getting There 

    Follow directions for Plotinus Wall, scramble up to the ledge, and head to the right. Be careful over here; the ledge in narrow in spots and there's a steep dropoff.

    Climbing Season

    For the Plotinus Wall area.

    Weather station 4.9 miles from here

    5 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Right Side

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Right Side:
    Boulder Quartz System   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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    Featured Route For Right Side
    Rock Climbing Photo: Tony leading Boulder Quartz System.

    Boulder Quartz System 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Right Side
    Start twenty-five feet right of Lucid Dreaming on the Plotinus Wall at a overhanging quartz-filled corner. This is the Boulder Quartz System. Clip the first bolt and climb up nice moves on large quartz holds. After the the fifth bolt make hard moves up and right into a overhanging corner. Strenuous moves leads to the anchor. Classic!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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