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Member Since: Sep 1, 2007
Last Visit: Oct 3, 2011
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Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Crystal Wall : Southwest Alcove : County Line (5.8)
By: Royce Simpson When: Jul 13, 2008

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Comments: A very nice 5.8. The start is a little devious as you hump over the initial bulge. The bulk of the climb features great edges and ledges. The finish is a little dicey if you take the slabby arete to the left or you can stem the opposite wall for a easier finish.

This is the first line from left to right in the Alcove.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Crystal Wall : Southwest Alcove : Inyerbuttkwa (5.10c)
By: Royce Simpson When: Jul 13, 2008

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Comments: This, the second line from left to right in the Alcove, is very entertaining. The start is a little nervy overhang. Then you get onto a sweet face with solid edges and a couple mono pockets before being confronted with the slabby arete crux.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : Crystal Wall : Southwest Alcove : Ballet of the Bulge (5.11b)
By: Royce Simpson When: Jul 13, 2008

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Comments: This is a super fun short line with moderate difficulty edging for the first third, then a crimper side pull crux that gets you into a nice finger crack before the anchors. As far as I can tell from the descriptions of the other routes in the Alcove, this is the third (and last) line from left to right. The one left of this is Inyerbuttkwa (10+), then left of that is County Line (5.8).

I'm not sure about the 11+ rating. I'll cast my vote for mid 10.


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

White Whale 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book

Bride 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Lion's Den

Ballet of the Bulge 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Southwest Alcove

Deck Chairs on the Titanic 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

County Line 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Southwest Alcove

Interface aka Slab Left 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

No Mystery Here 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Gravestone 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Catacomb

Monastic Groove 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Inyerbuttkwa 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Southwest Alcove

Clean-Up on Aisle 9 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

CO : Fort Collins : ... : North Face

Louise 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

Protection From the Virus 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

Old Roof Route aka Lemons, Limes, and Tangerines 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

Face Route 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Duncan's Ridge

Groom 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Lion's Den

Lancet 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Vestibule

Altar Boy 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Vestibule

The Mausoleum 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Catacomb

Silver Girl 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Fort Collins : ... : North Face

Corner Climb 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Duncan's Ridge

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Silver Girl

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Fort Collins : ... : North Face

Inyerbuttkwa

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Fort Collins : ... : Southwest Alcove

Protection From the Virus

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Golden : ... : Brown Cloud Rocks

Lancet

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Vestibule

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