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Tall monolith
This is one of the tall monolith peaks in Dinosaur National Monument. It looks like a challenging peak. Dinosaur National Monument is full of such monuments, but all see hardly any climbing activity.

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ZeeJayOther side

ZeeJay

Voted 10/10

You wouldn't happen to have any pictures of the other side of this one would you? (N40.56333 W109.0648) It's considerably less steep, but I worry I'd be out of my comfort zone. I brought binoculars and meant to look at it from Hardscrabble but I forgot. Also, do you have any pictures of 5235 which is just north and slightly west across Big Draw?
Posted Apr 19, 2016 2:06 pm

ScottRe: Other side

Scott

Hasn't voted

I believe that this is 6235:

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I do have one photo of the other peak from the other side on SP, but part of it is obscured by trees, so I don't know how useful it would be:

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I still think both peaks are technical. 6235 for sure. For 5940, you may be able to climb up from the west and climb the southeast side. I think that would be the only chance of finding a scrambling route, if there is one, but it may be technical as well. I'll go through my photos at home and see if I have a better photo than the one linked above.
Posted Apr 19, 2016 2:22 pm

ZeeJayRe: Other side

ZeeJay

Voted 10/10

Thanks! Both pictures were useful.
Posted Apr 19, 2016 4:25 pm

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ScottSubmitted by Scott
on Jun 11, 2008 6:31 pm

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