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Green Mountain Pinnacle isn't. It is, however, at little jab of stone appended to the North flank of the Fourth Flatiron. It sits in the forest on the West (uphill) end of the Fourth Flatiron, but is sufficiently distinct that you can scramble all the way around it.
Using Rossiter's North guide, Green Mountain Pinnacle would be the 8th named rock with The First Flatiron as #1. My guess is that people use many approaches to reach GMP. Our approach was always to hike the Mesa Trail to a spot South of the Third Flatiron. A trail heads up Bluebell Canyon, and after a short ways one can take off South of the trail and bush-whack to the apparent West end of the Fourth FI. This always felt as though we had hiked to near the top of the hill. When you finally see it well, through the trees, you won't miss it. The North wall is very yellow. If you look for it, you can see GMP from Baseline road in Boulder and pretty much keep a good eye on it hiking the trail.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Green Mountain Pinnacle:
Takin' Care of Business/ West Chimney 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Faith and Resurrection 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Death and Transfiguration 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Salsa Verde 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Transgression 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
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Takin' Care of Business/ West Chimney 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a CO : Flatirons : ... : Green Mountain Pinnacle
This is a fun chimney on the west side of Green Mountain Pinnacle. According to legend, during an early ascent by Gerry Roach and Chris Haaland, a live concert was in full swing down in Folsom Stadium. As they were leading the crux, they could hear "Takin' Care of Business" and they started cranking up the chimney to the rhythm of the song.Hike up north of the pinnacle (see rock for details), past Death and Transfiguration. Head up towards an obvious chimney, which is not hard to...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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