|Photos:||Recent | Best | Popular|
|Administrators:||Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)|
|Submitted By:||Matt Juth on Apr 19, 2005|
[ Read All News ]
no events scheduled
|Sick of crowded climbing parking lots in the Front Range? Please take this survey.||Climbing Area Research Project||1 hour ago|
|re: The 2014-2015 Colorado Ice Conditions Thread||Chris McMahan||13 hours ago|
|re: Urgent help needed. Lost Climber on Long's||tsuji||15 hours ago|
|re: cold weather crags||Eric Klammer||15 hours ago|
|Original Dolt piton from first ascent of the Diamond||Greg Barnes||15 hours ago|
|Turkey Rock Access||Jonathon Braud||18 hours ago|
|re: Movement's New Denver Climbing Gym||Jon Zucco||21 hours ago|
|lost tc pros in the south platte at Da Butts||Teddy Malley||22 hours ago|
|Comments on Acid Rock||Add Comment|
|Show which comments —
By Matt Juth
Apr 27, 2005
For some reason most of my description and directions are gone.....
The bridge has not been replaced! I didn't say that!
There is a log you can cross, with a handline north of the old bridge. You can get there by parking on the ridge just before you get to the old buried campground. You will see a "danger" sign, and a laminated piece of paper telling you that there is a log just east of the ridge top. Follow a trail along the top of the ridge, drop straight down to the river, and you will see it. From there, you can regain the old trail system on the other side of the river.
By rob bauer
From: Golden, CO
May 31, 2006
I did the route just left of Charlie Don't Surf, which Hubbel calls #39, Unknown 5.10b. The bolts are all 3/8". The 2nd pitch has about 9 or 10 bolts now, is a bit friable, and struck me and my partner as a lot harder than rated. (We both thought Pow Wow Canal was easier, which seems right at 11a.) It appears to be drawn right, with the 2nd pitch easing up when you reach the shallow crack slightly diagonalling up right to the anchors (with much appreciated beefy bolts just below the old chains). Anybody else think it's under-rated?
BTW, assuming Hubbel has the drawings right, I did see 5 or 6 bolts to the left of us on the 2nd pitch of Sandinista(?) are still the old Leeper hangers, no doubt with 1/4" Star Drive or Button Head bolts, though it appears there's been some work on the first pitch, including the 1st anchors with quick connects. Any thoughts on this?