Sunny, on a late June morning. We saw 4 or 5 parties hike past us as we were climbing. It was a Saturday, but I would call that crowded. The rock is good quality granite - great for friction and not rough on my hands.
The approach is the same as other climbs at Jurassic Park. The approach hike took us 20 minutes. Left Hand Rock was the first rock with a line of bolts we saw.
A. Left Dihedral, 9, 1p, gear.
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Gilded Lily (Retrobolted) 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
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Triceratops 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c PG13 CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Left Hand Rock
Follow the right-hand set of bolts on the right-most slab/wall of Left Hand Rock straight up the slabby face to a bulge with a near-vertical crack. A well-placed flake helps to surmount the bulge. Most of the route runs about 5.6 or 5.7, but the bulge is probably 5.8-....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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