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Couch Fire Crag

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Couch Fire Crag 


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Elevation: 7,800'
Location: 39.9835, -105.4489 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 12, 2006
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Description 

Couch Fire Crag is a small crag up the hillside on the north side of the road, just downstream from Castle Rock.


L->R: 

A. Footstool, 4, 1p, 30', bolts.
B. Recliner, 10-, 1p, 40', bolts.
C1. Sofa Mart, 11-, 1p, 35', bolts.
C2. Loveseat, 11+, 1p, 35', bolts.
D. Ottoman Empire, 12, 1p, 40', bolts.
E. Couch Fire, 13-, 1p, 40', bolts.
F. Slachar Cracker, 12, 1p, 30', gear.


Getting There 

Park where the Castle Rock loop road joins the Boulder Canyon Highway at its east (downstream) end. The wall can be seen up the hillside to the northeast, partially obscured by some large trees. It is to the right of the obvious rock with a large dike and a crack. The best approach to the cliff is from the left.

Description from vainokodas.com/climbing/coroutes/couch.html used with permission.


7 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Couch Fire Crag:
Loveseat   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Ottoman Empire   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Ottoman Empire 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  CO : Boulder Canyon : Couch Fire Crag
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By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
Aug 16, 2010

Now an interesting crag with the routes getting harder from left to right. Some are quite hard, but also quite short.