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Angle Iron Slabs Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Andrew on May 24, 2006
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Why would anyone want to go to this rock? I don’t know… but here’s a description. The rock sits just to the NE of the parking lot for the Cynical Pinnacle, and the dome. It’s right off the road, and on a few of the climbs you pretty much have to stand on the road to belay. The climbs are all pretty mediocre and probably best to be done as top ropes (which are very convenient to set up) as the bolts on the slab routes are typical old South Platte death traps. All in all the climbs on this rock are harder then they look, and if your looking to maybe hang out by the river, drink a few beers, BBQ, and play around on the rock this might be a worthwhile area.

Getting There 

Right next to the parking lot for the Dome and Cynical Pinnacle.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

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Roadkill 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CO : South Platte : ... : Angle Iron Slabs
Just to the climbers right of Purgatory and up the hill about fifty feet lies a small chunk of rock with a nice finger to thin hand sized crack going right up the middle. Although short this is probably the best route on these rocks. Work your way up about twenty feet of fingery liebacking, a short section of hand jams, and then onto some unprotected face climbing for about 10 to 15 feet....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Aug 11, 2012
All bolts/hangers have been replaced with 1/2" stainless steel hardware by Matt Clark and yours truly.

All hardware donated for the cause by the ASCA.
By MountainManny
From: Idaho Springs
Oct 22, 2012
Not too shab for being so close to the lot.

Thanks for adding the new hangers and rings.

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