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P1)Begin up the ramp,passed a 5.4 section at 25' to cam belays below two large cracks.140'P2)Continue easy climbing between the cracks to a good ledge and cam belay 5.5 60'P3 Follow 6 bolts up the slightly overhanging headwall to bolt belays.C1 50'.From here one can hike to the west summit and register.Descent. Rap from bolts about 80' left of the top belay anchors . One 130' rap to the ramp then follow ramp to the ground
The route climbs the obvious easy looking right slanting ramp. One of the easiest climbs in the desert that takes one onto the tops of a beautiful Butte with excellent views.
Friends two # 2.5 one #3 aiders, two 60m ropes for the rappel.
P1 The easy Ramp
P3 The headwall
Jon B topping out
View of the last belay from halfway up the last pi...
View southwest from the 3rd pitch belay
Jon B trying to find some sport on the 2nd pitch.
Frankie P about to make the final exciting move of...
|By Bill Duncan|
From: Jamestown, CO
Apr 30, 2010
This is a very aesthetic place to be. Casual route, as advertised. Be very careful with rope placement on the rap, as the rap station is not ideally located for pulling lines. We were very careful and still got a core shot.
|By A. Roberts|
From: Boulder, CO
Nov 21, 2011
The webbing on the rap was is bad shape. We extended it to reach over the edge. We were able to get all the way to the ground with one double rope rap, and had no problem pulling them. Not the most "classic" of routes, but a fun diversion.
|By James Hicks|
From: Denver, CO
Nov 26, 2013
Just be aware that there is pretty much zero gear on the second pitch until you get to the belay ledge below the bolt ladder.
Also, there is now a bolt on the first pitch. It looked pretty new and shiny, although I'm not sure of the purpose since its in an area of super easy climbing (walking). The rap is still a pain, but I'm not sure there is really a way to make it any better. You might want to bring some long webbing if you head up, the rap anchor looked good but some of it was definitely aging.