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Air Force Academy  


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Elevation: 7,258'
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Scott Rice on Oct 25, 2010
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Description 

This is an underdeveloped area, and it is rarely climbed. It has quality Southern Front Range rock. Please feel free to add routes, beta, or access tips as this area could use some work.

Getting There 

Take Academy Blvd. off I-25.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

13 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Air Force Academy
3 climbs to the right of Frat Hit.

Behind Closed Doors 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  CO : Colorado Springs : ... : Punishment Wall
This is an excellent route that climbs the dihedral to the right of Article 15 and the face above it. There is no pro above the dihedral (bolts to come soon), but the climbing is slabmazing. The crux is moving from the dihedral onto the face....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Goin' climbing.
Goin' climbing.
Punishment Wall and the Cadet Area.
Punishment Wall and the Cadet Area.

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By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Oct 28, 2010
Do you have to be a Zoomy to climb here?
By Mike Anderson
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 10, 2010
No, but there may be times when the base is closed, and there may be areas you shouldn't access (follow posted signs). Visitors are usually welcome on the Academy grounds during "normal" hours, for example, there is a visitor center that is open to the public, you can attend sporting events and parades, etc. There is a nice hiking trail to the summit of Eagle's Peak that anyone can do. You might have to show your driver's license at the gate, but the guards should be professional and friendly.
By Woodchuck ATC
Dec 19, 2012
Are any nice looking rock structure open for climbing, or is there a designated area that the public is allowed to develop climbing on the AFA property?