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Gibbs Canyon Rocks  


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Elevation: 6,790'
Location: 41.941, -105.413 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Dennis Horning on Feb 11, 2012
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BETA PHOTO: What the Big Boys Eat 12c from below and right

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Description 

Facing Tunnel Road is a spectacular roof with a fist crack passing to its edge and up the face. The first ascent was done by Bob Scarpelli (circa early 1990's). What the Big Boys Eat 12c has Scarpelli size fists at the crux. At the time Scarpelli did this route the ranch had other managers and working for the redpoint was not halted by the ranch concerns.

Getting There 

The rock is 1.0 miles west of the Laramie River bridge on Tunnel Road and east of and adjacent to the road on a hill.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.1 miles from here

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What the Big Boys Eat 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  WY : Laramie Range : ... : Gibbs Canyon Rocks
What the Big Boys Eat is a spectacular splitter roof that has a zone of 4.25 inch fists which is Bob's unique size. For others the move will be offwidth. The climb even for hand of Bobs size was quite a puzzle for him to figure out taking him several days of flights to redpoint....[more]   Browse More Classics in WY

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