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BETA PHOTO: Griddle Block's south-facing overhang.
Griddle Block is big, and the north and south-facing overhangs are comprised of decent rock quality with good landings. Similar to what is found at the Texas Area, the rock has a sandy-texture that can make for a difficult but exciting experience.
There is a small down-climb on the boulder's southeast corner.
It is located in the same vicinty as Anchor Block and Horizontal Crack Boulder. It lies about 50 yards south of Anchor Block. Reference the page map for greater clarification.
Weather station 11.5 miles from here
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The Dakota River Forge V6-7 7A+ CO
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Start sitting down with both hands on crimps just above the lip. The left hand crimp is on the far side of the lip/roof. The starting right crimp is approximately 18 inches to the right of that, just above the lip. Make big moves alternating left and right, using the side-pulls, keeping compressed. Keep this alternating movement, while establishing your feet above the lip, and when you can, using a left hand side-pull with thumb catch and right hand high up on the right corner, set your feet, ba...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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BETA PHOTO: Griddle Block east and north faces.
BETA PHOTO: Griddle Block west and north faces.