Mighty Thor before the crux
This is a reorganizational entry (thanks to Micah
) to help facilitate the L->R sorting, because it "really doesn't make sense when you are going pretty much around an entire rock." This subarea will include routes from the East Side.
Park on the east side of the formation or the main parking area. From the main parking area, walk past North Gateway Rock to South Gateway just across the paved trail. Hike up established trails to get to your route.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
15 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Side:
Cocaine 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Candyman 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Rocket Fuel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
The Deal 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Cocaine 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO
: Colorado Springs
: ... : East Side
Classic Garden friction climb. This line is on the left side of the Drug Wall. Start left of Silver Spoon, trend up and left on mostly easy slab towards the low end of a funky horizontal corner--step over this corner. There isn't much, if any, psychological pro you can sink before the first pin. Once that pin is achieved, though, pro is adequate. Keep moving up and slightly left past another pin or two to a friction move straight up. The tricky part of this line are the traverse...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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