Beneath the Greyrock Summit Trail lies a mostly broken buttress of rock home to two named crags, The Breakers lies at the west end of this buttress, while the Granite Sea is on it's more easterly aspect.
Reaching the Granite Sea is accomplished by following the Greyrock Summit trail until it reaches the base of the wall, at which point climbers should head downhill to the east, reaching the base of the Breakers, and continuing along the base of the buttress to the Granite Sea.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Granite Sea:
Easy Sailing 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 3 pitches, 400'
Turquoise Tubers 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R Trad, 1 pitch, 200'
Rip Tide 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 175'
I Yam I Yam 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 175'
Hang 12 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Ankles Away 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 175'
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Hang 12 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CO : Fort Collins : ... : Granite Sea
This is a fantastic two-pitch climb on the lower tier of Granite Sea. P1: Assault the short but burly offwidth (left of the poison ivy fest), cruise up an enjoyable left-angling fist/hand crack, and then commit to thin face moves above, which gains a good belay atop a block. There's a big flake/horn thing to sling here.P2: Continue up the left-leaning hand-crack till it fizzles out, bust some thought-provoking face moves to gain the horizontal crack above, and lieback left to gain an easier slab...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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