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Submitted By: richard magill on Aug 16, 2002
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Description 

Nice boulder with a fun V2 traverse and several V0 straight up problems on good holds.

Getting There 

This rock is just a little ways (50 feet) up the trail from the North Shelf Block.There is another fin (The Upper Fin) right behind it, which has a couple of V2 problems.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['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',3],['V2-3',2],['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 Lower Fin:
Center Route   V0 4     Boulder   
Lower Fin Traverse   V2 5+     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Lower Fin
Snowy topouts in January

Lower Fin Traverse V2 5+  CO : Boulder : ... : Lower Fin
Really fun traverse with good landings and interesting moves. This problem rates two stars for sure, although three stars could probably be justified - by Sanitas standards, this is a classic problem.Start on the far right side of the Fin and do V1 moves left on good holds with cruddy feet. After 10-12 feet you will reach a jug and a decent pseudo-rest. Then launch through the crux - solid V2 moves, more aesthetic the higher you go (which still leaves your feet only 3 feet off the ground). A...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Andy working the start of the traverse
Andy working the start of the traverse
The West Fin.
BETA PHOTO: The West Fin.
Caitlin getting into the crux on this problem. Nic...
Caitlin getting into the crux on this problem. Nic...

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By Thegillest
From: Boulder, Colorado
Aug 1, 2012
The twin fins! Awesome lieback crack to a good top out flake. Definitely a Sanitas classic.