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Elk Creek Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,800'
Location: 39.74232, -105.33157 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Wade on Apr 2, 2008
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Elk Creek is a small canyon just 200 feet up canyon from the Anarchy Wall pullout. There is a green sign on the north side of the road that says Elk Creek.


A. Wolf Pack, 11-, 1p, 75', bolts.
B. Evolvlution, 11-, 1p, 80', bolts.
C. Magic Rat Tail, 10, 1p, 70', bolts.
D. Order, 11+, 1p, 40', bolts.
E. Unknown Project, 12-, 1p, TR.
F. Council, 11, 1p, 30', bolts.

Getting There 

Walk up Elk Creek canyon about 5 minutes and you reach a large boulder in the center of the wash.

Climbing Season

For the Clear Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',2]

Classic Climbing Routes in Elk Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Elk Creek:
Prairie Dog   V5 6C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Elk Creek
Rock Climbing Photo: T. Camillieri on the FA of Naz Drave.  Photo: John...

Naz Drave V8- 7B CO : Golden : ... : Elk Creek
This is a 17 foot, 40 degree overhang with long moves on good holds to a defined crux sequence near the top to a small crimp. Start sitting....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: Roof side.
Roof side.

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By Geoff U
From: Centennial, CO
Jan 26, 2015
So unless I went the wrong way, the recommended approach to Law Wall via Elk Creek is rather sketchy with snow on the ground. I'd recommend hiking Anarchy side and crossing high above the tunnel... if you really want to go to Law Wall. It needs some cleaning love though - way dirty.

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