Home - Destinations - iPhone/Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Tanner Dome
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
.54 Chunk 'o Lead 
30,000 Casualties 
Amp Left 
Amp Right 
Bull Run 
Chickamauga 
Clippers and Saws 
Flee 
Gimp Verde 
Hanging Judge 
Harper's Ferry 
Kennesaw Mountain 
Landscape Architect 
March To The Sea 
Merrimac, The 
Midlife Crisis 
Nathan Forrest 
Pendejo 
Penny Lane 
Rebel Yell 
Rightist 
Tanner Classic 
Two Fine People 
Unknown 
Vicksburg 
Zing 
Unsorted Routes:

Rightist 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a

   
Type: Sport, 2 pitches, 180'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI British: E1 5a [details]
FA: ??
Season: Fall -- Closed for Raptor Nesting from 1 April to 1 August
Page Views: 464
Submitted By: Rich F. on Oct 23, 2011
Good Page?0 people like this page. Your opinion:   

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (5)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Rightist, looking down from the 1st pitch anchors ...

Add Photo Add Comment    Printer View

Seasonal falcon nesting closures MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Pitch 1: (110 feet, 5.10) This is the farthest route left on top of the boulders. The first move is a step across the gap and likely the crux of the climb -- good feet but no hands and hard to stay on the rock. I recommend leaning across and clipping the first bolt (see photo) before stepping across the gap for the climb. Although it is fairly sustained climbing, I thought there was another crux at about bolt four or five. For me, the first pitch of "Rightist" was the hardest of the six moderate routes on Tanner Dome proper. There are about 12 bolts to a two-bolt anchor.

Pitch 2: This goes up and slightly right of a large roof on big holds. Mostly 5.7 climbing, with one move of about 5.8 just past the steep right side of the roof. Above the roof, there is a place where it's a little runout, but you can place a cam (I think I used a #1) in a crack for protection. This pitch is about 80 feet and 8 bolts to the two-bolt anchor. It is mostly 5.7 climbing with maybe one 5.8 move.

Descent: rappel the route in two rappels.


Location 

I highly recommend Stewart Green's "Rock Climbing Colorado, 2nd edition" guidebook for a great description of the routes in the Tanner Dome area and throughout Colorado!!!

This is on Tanner Dome. This is farthest route left on top of the boulders -- it starts with a step across about a 3 foot gap over the top of where you hike up. The climb goes straight up towards the right side of a big roof that sits above the anchors of the 1st pitch.


Protection 

About a dozen quickdraws. It may be helpful (but not required) to have one Camalot (about a size #1) for the top of the second pitch.



Photos of Rightist Slideshow Add Photo
Clipping the 1st bolt on Rightist before stepping across and starting the climb.
BETA PHOTO: Clipping the 1st bolt on Rightist before stepping ...
Hoot at the 1st pitch anchors.
Hoot at the 1st pitch anchors.
Looking up the 2nd pitch of Rightist as it goes right of the big roof.
BETA PHOTO: Looking up the 2nd pitch of Rightist as it goes ri...
Comments on Rightist Add Comment
Show which comments
By J. Albers
From: Colorado
Dec 6, 2013

CONDITION REPORT 

If you bailed and left a quickdraw on 'Rightest', describe it to me and I can try and get it back to you.
Cheers.

By S.Mckinna
From: Durango, CO
Dec 7, 2011
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a

First pitch pumped out the calf muscles big time!