The Killer Toupee
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BETA PHOTO: Killer Toupee on a warm, Winter's day. Crux is the...
Not to be confused with "Cellulite District," this is the unbolted and wider dihedral directly to the left of this line.
A stiff, finger lock 5.10b crux start gets you to a small ledge and the beginning of a twin crack system in a dihedral. Easy face moves combined with hand jams and stems move up to an overhanging upper crux. Good jamming technique rewards the crack practitioner.
At one time a trad line with cold shut anchors, this route now sports all bolts.
|Comments on The Killer Toupee
From: Goretex-Vortex, CO
Apr 20, 2011
Found no loose rock on this the other day. Stiff moves off the ground but it's worthwhile for the upper corner.
|By M Lindfors|
From: Highlands Ranch
Dec 30, 2012
There now seems to be a route that climbs the north face/arete. It is right next to Common Crimp but not the bolted crack. I am guessing it is new?
Mar 4, 2013
The arete route has been around for a while. Cactus Pad, 11a. Ok climbing but a lot of hollow plates and loose/brittle flakes. Bolts are a bit far apart, given the probability of a hold breaking.