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East Side

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Candyman 
Cocaine 
Cold Turkeys 
Corridor Traverse, The 
Crescent Corner 
Deal, The 
Fixer, The 
Mighty Thor 
Ninety-Nine Per Cent Pure 
Pure Energy 
Rocket Fuel 
Silver Spoon 
There Goes The Neighborhood 
Tutor 
Unknown 

East Side 


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Elevation: 6,065'
Lat, Long: 38.87784, -104.88019 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Oct 26, 2011
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Description 

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.


Getting There 

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.


15 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',5],['5.11',6],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

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'   
Rocket Fuel   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
The Deal   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For East Side
This is a picture taken of my friend Rob working hard to figure out the Crux on Mighty Thor.

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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