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Cubicle Crag is a smaller crag just down-hill (East) of Shadowfax. It appears at times from various points along the approach as a small boxy rock just below the lower summit of Shadowfax but is deceptively large. A few routes on its North side are reasonably good and quite entertaining. Perhaps only their shorter lengths keeps them from being really good routes, but the distance to reach them is what will forever keep them relatively untraveled.
Approach Via Shadow Canyon from the South Mesa Trailhead. Continue up the trail for quite some ways past below the Devil's thumb, and come to a brief clearing in the trees, from which you can look back and see Shadowfax, to the Southwest. You can even see on the right side of the West (higher) summit, the Northeast facing flakes of "Thirteen Words for Choss" which is easily the worst route on the crag.
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A great route if it had been taller. As it is, it offers good rock, crazy moves, a sequential crux, and an excuse to go explore a rarely visited flatiron.This route gains its name from the story behind the FA- whereas it was red-pointed on the 5th cumulative attempt, after the 2 ascensionists had taken turns attempting the FA while cleaning flakes and lichen on lead, and certainly doing lots of it. Climb up the good handcrack which widens and make a surprisingly awkward transition left to under ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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