American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, Colorado, Colorado National Monument

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1989

Colorado National Monument. K.C. Baum and Tom Archibeque established three new routes on the relatively solid Wingate Sandstone of Colorado National Monument: The Rainbow Bridge (I, 5.11d), 35 feet right of Higher Mind Dynamics on the Lower Monument Canyon Slabs; Circle, Square and Triangle (I, 5.9), 150 feet right of Higher Mind Dynamics, just left of a left-facing dihedral; and Higher Mind Dynamics (I, 5.11b), 30 feet right of Friends Can’t Be Trusted. Friends Can't Be Trusted (I, 5.12a) was climbed by Andy Petefish and is located 50 feet right of Dihedral Route 1. Dewar Dihedral (I, 5.10) was climbed by Stephen Angelini and Mack Johnson on the hike to Independence Monument.

Eric Bjørnstad

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