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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
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Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Independence Monument : Sundial Dihedral (5.11b C1)
By: Steve Levin When: Jan 1, 2001

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Comments: Please do not carry pins or a hammer on this route. It protects well with clean gear. Pitch 2 can be climbed at 5.10-5.11 C1, or 5.11+/12- depending on your temperment and finger size. Desert rock is fragile- leave the hammer at home!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Independence Monument : Otto's Route (5.8+)
By: Steve Levin When: Jan 1, 2001

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Comments: The first chipped route in the state! More of a face climb than a crack climb. In recent years this route has been closed for nesting birds late winter to mid-summer, so call the headquarters first to see if it is open. Ottos route can get very crowded, especially on weekends at high season. Because the descent line overlaps the route, be prepared to encounter other parties and take care to not throw your ropes down on anyone or knock rocks. Also, because Ottos is north facing, this is a poo... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Super Slab (5.10+)
By: Steve Levin When: Jan 1, 2001

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Comments: One of the best 5.10s anywhere. Can also finish with D-G variation. I've heard of big falls P4 onto the bolt without injury, but?


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : Direct North Face (5.11- R)
By: Steve Levin When: Jan 1, 2001

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Comments: On the second pitch (the 5.10b R pitch of XM) it is also possible to climb straight up from the belay (hidden fixed pin) to a hand traverse left, then up. This is the original XM aid line, and avoids the RP-protected 5.10b move where the seam fades.


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