A better photo of the small drainage from the 2nd Flatiron very destructive. One of the reasons trails are slow to open.
Colorado & Rocky Mountain R... : The Flatirons post-flood : Post
Oct 5, 2013
Drainage that starts near the 2nd Flatiron south side. This is the trail leading to the 3rd and 2nd just after you go by the Blue Bell shelter. The damage is big. Very wet and muddy on the lower tr
First rappel on the new anchor.
CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Crack (5.2)
Aug 1, 2008
New anchor with cable clamps. A 1/2" wrench can be used to tighten them if in doubt. Weight tested by a 200 lb rappeller.
New Anchor Cable. 5/16" steel cable rated at 1900 Lbs. 4 cable clamps. 2 Fixe 10mm stock stainless steel welded rings rated at 12,500 lbs. each. Permit issued by Steve Muehlhauser at Eldo.