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Elevation: 7,200'
Location: 39.9741, -105.2911 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Fo is on the fourth stratum of rock on Dinosaur Mountain. There are four prominent 'tooth' like rocks. Fum is the highest of these and directly south of Dum, the highest rock on Dinosuar Mountain. Fo is just south of Fum. Fi and Fee are south of Fo.

Getting There 

Follow the Mallory cave trail and turn off at the gully between the Finger Flatiron and the Box, just past Der Zerkle and before Mallory Cave. Hike up the gully and then around the west side of the Finger Flatiron. Fo is right across the gully from the west face of the Finger Flatiron.

Another way to the west side of the Finger Flatiron would be to climb the Hand (5.4) or the Finger Flatiron (5.7s).

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.8 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Fo:
Quadratic Equation   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches   
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Featured Route For Fo
John Saccardi comes up the first pitch of 'Quadratic Equation' a good mellow slab high on Dinosaur Mountain, in the Flatirons. Photo by Tony Bubb, 2004.

Quadratic Equation 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  CO : Flatirons : ... : Fo
This climb is a well-protected, fun Flatirons climb. Start at the left side of the east face and head straight up a left-facing dihedral that forms one side of a shallow gully. Cross over the gully when the pro gets thin and head up the face to a belay stance about 25 feet below the south facing arete that goes to the summit. Tackle the arete, cross a crevice, move out onto the east face and head for the summit.Variation: From the crevice, head west and corkscrew around the summit block via s...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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