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Coal Creek Canyon

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6th Flatiron (Blue Mountain Dr.) 
Echo Canyon (aka The Scoop) 
Pinecliffe 
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Coal Creek Canyon  


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Description 

Coal Creek Canyon (CO Hwy 72) is mostly private property but is host to at least one great crag at the top of the canyon that will be worth the drive.

Getting There 

Drive South from Boulder 10 miles or north from Golden on CO Hwy 93, and go west on CO Hwy 72.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

13 Total Routes

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John Shaft shown by green arrow and line.

John Shaft 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CO : Coal Creek Canyon : ... : Shaft
The moves at the first 4 bolts are thin and the feet are hard to come by, no doubt the crux comes right off the deck. The route becomes easier, and it backs off for 20 feet. The final 3 bolts have thin, hard crimping again, there is an awesome pinching on long horizontal rail at the top out.There is a total of nine bolts, with 2 chain anchors. The anchors are not easily reached from the top of the crag, meaning a TR is challenging without first leading....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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