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Submitted By: slim on Oct 3, 2005






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The Flagship is a large boulder/prow of rock in the Sunshine Dome massif. If you are standing facing northeast at the main southeast face of Sunshine Wall, you will see a fair sized slab below and left of it. This slab is Renaissance Slab. To the left of Renaissance Slab is a large gully. On the left side of this gully is The Flagship. Its southeast face is large and overhanging, with several possible crack/seam lines for aspiring parties.

Getting There 

See the directions for approaching Sunshine Dome (not Sunshine Wall!!!). This is potentially long and arduous.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

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Sorcerer's Apprentice 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CO : South Platte : ... : The Flagship
This route lies in a little nook up around the right side of The Flagship. It will be obvious when you see it. It is a striking corner hand and fist crack with a large chockstone about 60 feet up. The crack is very easy to see from the top of Renaissance Slab.p1 (5.10c/d, 80 feet?) Start up the corner with fingery liebacks. Pull into the main crack section and climb locker hand jams with a few fists and a couple wider sections. Pull over the huge chockstone (crux). I set up a belay here (s...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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