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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 38.01242, -107.44736 View Map  Incorrect?
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Ben Spannuth flashing one of the best 5.13b sport ...


This is the cave like area at the far west side of God's Crag. A great place to hide from the rain and home to one of the best and hardest routes in the area. On a breezy day you get a refreshing mist from the waterfall that flows off the top of the Mileski Wall.

Getting There 

Follow the cliff.

Routes (L->R): 

A. Full Facial, 13, 100', bolts.
B. Hijacker, 12-, 110', bolts.
C. Smuggler, 11+, 50', bolts.

Climbing Season

For the Gunnison area.

Weather station 7.4 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cave Area:
Smuggler   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Full Facial   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Ben Spannuth flashing one of the best 5.13b sport ...

Full Facial 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  CO : Gunnison : ... : Cave Area
A super high quality route that never lets up. Pull on pockets, slopers and edges to an undercling "rest", then power through the roof on miniscule pockets and small edges to the second crux, stay strong and race to the chains. Super Classic! A 70m rope is recommended for lowering....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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