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Byrd's

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Angel Dust 
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Byrd's Classic 
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No Justice for Rodney 
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Submitted By: Grant Bryans on May 5, 2006
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Description 

This area again offers some great climbing from the moderate to the strenuous. This area has such great climbs as Byrd's Classic and Angel Dust.


Getting There 

Keep coming left on the trail until you reach an open area with a large tree. This is where Byrd's and Angel Dust are located.


6 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Byrd's:
Angel Dust   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches   
Byrd's Classic   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   
Freebase   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
B-Team Arete   5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Byrd's
Freebase runs right up the middle of this cool feature.

Freebase 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a  CO : Durango : ... : Byrd's
Per Ben Griffin:I did this route last summer, spring, or fall. I really don't remember. You climb the choss gully to climbers left of Angel Dust, then head up to a giant bolt. It is hard to see the bolt from the ground, but it is up there. The next piece of pro is a beaten in copperhead that looks like it is from the dinosaur era. Climb over the overhang and traverse right which is run out for the leader and follower, to another dirty crack. Then, the leader climbs up the crack and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Dean Hoffman
Jul 12, 2009

Ratty rap anchors replaced with new chains at top of No Justice for Rodney courtesy of Flagstaff SimianCrew. Would have liked to update the bolts but... didn't want to upset the status quo.

By Kevin Sainio
From: Durango, CO
Feb 22, 2011

Good call, Dean. The status quo always takes precedence over replacing crappy, 30 year old Star drives at East A. Unless it is "your" route, then you can do whatever the hell you want.