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Starting up The Dinosaur
This crimpy number combines an intense crux with enduro jugs on some of the best stone in the country. The business is all about finger strength & pain tolerance with a few tough moves on brutal crimps, though a significant pump, and devious moves keep the outcome in doubt right up to the end.
Begin atop a flat boulder. Long cranks between incut holds leads to a good ledge & shake below the third bolt. Strenuous V6-ish cranks lead to another ledge and a great rest on a creaky & somewhat spooky black rail. Long moves on widening holds lead to a sequential pocket section, followed by more good rests, then a final right-ward traverse to the chains.
2nd route from the left end of the cliff, immediately left of "Wild, Yet Tasty."
6 bolts. Considering the boulder, you may want to stick clip the 2nd bolt.
Mike unearths the difficult crux of The Dinosaur
From: Morrison, CO
Dec 20, 2008
If you're wondering about the grade, read this.