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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Side:
Silver Spoon 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Sport, 1 pitch
Crescent Corner 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Sport, 2 pitches
Cocaine 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Mighty Thor 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch
Candyman 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
The Deal 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Mighty Thor 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b CO : Colorado Springs : ... : East Side
This route is located on the east side of South Gateway Rock on the Drug Wall. The fastest way to get there is to park at the main parking area on the north side of the loop. Mighty Thor will be on the left side of the cement path just before you get to the Twin Spires formation. The route follows the seam to the left of the blocky roofs that make up Crescent Corner.The climb follows the seam for a ways then moves to the face with a reaching crux move. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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