This gets lots of sun! It is great for Fall, Winter, and Spring. Overall, it has great quality Dakota Sandstone.
From Gateway, drive Southwest on CO 141 until the Junction of 90 and CO 141. Take a right on 90. After a few times, take a right on EE22 Road. Stay on EE22 until you drive by the base of the prominent buttress on the hill that is AEC. There are many parking/camping spots below the cliff.
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Mushroom Cloud 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Pick Pocket 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Rancho Deluxe 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Finger Fusion 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
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Rancho Deluxe 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b CO : Naturita and Paradox Valley : Atomic Energy Crag
Start off in a bit of poor rock with hands. As you continue up, the crack pinches down and the rock scoops out past vertical. Once the crack disappears, clip a bolt and go for the anchors. This has great movement on good rock....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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