A Dream of Fat Antelope
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Begin approximately 10 feet left of Random Crystals in a low-angle, hand crack. Head straight up and bust right at a ledge. A slightly heady move off of the ledge takes you past a short, flared section and into a great hand crack. Belay at a rap station 5 feet right of the finish.
There are two options for descent: scramble off to the south (my personal preference) or use the rap station. It seemed like there was potential for a stuck or damaged rope due to the location of the rap bolts.
This is on the NW side of Blair III, just right of the route are two parallel cracks [2 feet apart] that angle up and left.
Black Diamond #0.75 - #3 and several runners, maybe an extra #2. A stopper fits well at the crux but probably wouldn't keep you off the ledge if you fell.
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|By Tony B|
From: Around Boulder, CO
Jun 12, 2011
rating: 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c
The move off the ledge and up into the bulging OW can be protected by a cam pushed up overhead, but it is still difficult. It's more than just "heady."