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Clay Creek Crag 

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Location: 38.16663, -108.23833 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Matthew Ver Eecke on May 30, 2007
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A great year round climbing area. With 50+ routes, from easy to hard. Best routes are the harder ones, but beginners will have fun here, also. Beautiful sandstone climbing. Mostly sport, 8 quickdraws recomended, with some trad, 2 sets nuts and cams recommended.

Getting There 

West on CO 145 towards Norwood. Right at the bottom of Norwood Hill, just before the bridge on Forest Service Road 510. A few miles up, park in the large turnout on the left side of road. Trail to crag is across the road. 15 minute approach.

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Clay Creek Crag:
Big Boy    5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
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Featured Route For Clay Creek Crag
Miss Earth.

Miss Earth 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  CO : Telluride/Norwood area : Clay Creek Crag
Start up 2 bolts then climb into some fun jams and finger locks. It is fun and has good stances for the one or two placements before the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Sam A.
Jul 30, 2013

Tried to go to Clay Creek Crag this morning (7/30/2013). Had to turn around on FS 510 due to the road being washed out with deep mud across the road. Our vehicle was not equipped to attempt to cross it.