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Areas = 15
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Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : The Monkey Skull : Fever Dance (5.10c/d)
By: ElMidd When: Jun 23, 2007

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Comments: Scott Woodruff climbed “Fever Dance” prior to 1983-84.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : Crescent Wall : Pressure Drop (5.11a)
By: ElMidd When: Jun 23, 2007

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Comments: Pete Steres and Scott Woodruff did the first ascent -- well-before Bruce M's 1977 ascent.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : The Monkey Skull : Fever Dance (5.10c/d)
By: ElMidd When: Jun 20, 2007

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Comments: There may be some confusion here, but based on the description, rating, and photo of the routes on this wall, I'm quite sure this climb, i.e., "Fever Dance," was climbed well before 1983-84. The main trad lines on this wall had already been climbed by the mid to late seventies, as were many of the obvious trad lines throughout the canyon. Caution is in order when claiming a first ascent in an area like South Saint Vrain Canyon, where years of activity passed without reporting or documentation.