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2**6 S 
Another Earth S 
Earth First S 
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Fill In The Blanks S 
For the Children S 
Good Earth, The S 
Handy Work T 
Heaven & Earth S 
Hunting Party S 
I Did! I Did! S 
I Tawt I Saw A Puddy Tat S 
Planet Earth S 
Speeding Ticket S 
Steve's Wild Turkey Day S 
Sylvester S 
To the Ends of the Earth S 
Tweety S 
Warn 'er T 
When I'm 64 S 
Wild Bore S 

East Colfax 

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East Colfax is located on the west side of Tunnel 6. It is by the tyrolean to get across the river by The Armory; however, you do not cross the river. The cliff gets its name because like East Colfax, it's a little rough but really not that bad and has a lot to offer.

Getting There 

Park past Tunnel 6, walk towards the tunnel on the river side. Walk past the tyrol and East Colfax is on your right. It is about a 100 foot wall.

Eds. this is opposite from The Armory. You don't cross the river to get to this crag. The approach time is ~5 minutes.


Warner Brothers Pinnacle
A. Warn 'er, 9-, 1p, 70', gear.
B. Tweety, 9, 1p, 65', bolts.
C. I Tawt I Saw A Puddy Tat, 10-, 1p, 65', bolts.
D. Sylvester, 8, 1p, 60', bolts.
E. I Did! I Did!, 5, 1p, 50', bolts.
F. Handy Work, 4, 1p, 50', gear.

Main East Colfax Crag
H. For the Children, 4, 1p, 30', bolts.
I1. East Colfax, 11- PG-13, 1p, 110', bolts & gear.
I2. Fill In The Blanks, 8+, 1p, 70', bolts.
J. Steve's Wild Turkey Day, 7, 1p, 80', bolts.
K. Wild Bore, 7, 1p, 90', bolts.
L. Speeding Ticket, 7, 1p, 80', bolts.
M. When I'm 64, 6, 1p, 60', bolts.
NM. 2**6, 6, 1p, 60', bolts.
O. Hunting Party, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
P. The Good Earth, 11, 1p, 60', bolts
Q. Earth Mover, 12, 1p, 70', bolts.
RS. Heaven & Earth, 11, 1p, 70', to be placed bolts.
S. Earth First, 9+, 1p, 60', bolts.
T. Planet Earth, 11-, 1p, 60', bolts.
U. Another Earth, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts.
V. To the Ends of the Earth, 9, 1p, 50', bolts.

22 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Colfax:
Handy Work   5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Speeding Ticket   5.6 4c 14 V S 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Steve's Wild Turkey Day   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Wild Bore   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Sylvester   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Fill In The Blanks   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Tweety   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Fill In The Blanks 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  CO : Golden : ... : East Colfax
This is steeper and more difficult than the slab routes to the right. Climb through 3 overhangs on big holds. It might be the best route on the cliff. This required removal of several loose blocks....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Routes on Warner Brothers Pinnacle: <br />#1 - Tweety. <br />#2 - I Tawt I Taw A Puddy Tat. <br />#3 - Sylvester. <br />#4 - I Did! I Did!
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By Kevin Presley
From: Loveland
Jan 21, 2014

What a great area for beginning leaders. Well bolted moderate routes. A little off the highway, so it is not so noisy.

By Kev V
From: Denver, Colorado
May 10, 2014

There appear to be about five more bolted routes to the right up that gully - any beta? Ran up a couple, mostly one-move wonders.

By tonyga
Jun 28, 2014

I am curious, what information is available about all the sport routes about Hunting Party at E. Colfax? Any info is appreciated. Climb on.