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Lion's Den

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Gray Panther T,TR 
Lion's Den T 
Simba T,TR 
Skin and Bones T,TR 
Tall Talking Midget S 

Lion's Den  


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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jan 30, 2003
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Description 

The Lion's Den is located eight miles up Boulder Canyon just past Boulder Falls. Park at the pullout on the right at tne obvious mine shaft. The cliffs offers about five routes that are mostly crack climbs and one sport route. The climbs are short and face south.

L->R:

A. Gray Panther, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
B. Simba, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
C. Tall Talking Midget, 1p, 40', bolts.
D. Skin and Bones, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
E. Lion's Den, 1p, 35', gear.

Getting There 

This crag is located up and right from the mine just off the north side of the road. It is right of Mind Shift. Its base is on a sloping ledge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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Featured Route For Lion's Den
The wide crack in the center.

Skin and Bones 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CO : Boulder Canyon : Lion's Den
This is a crack that starts finger-sized and gradually gets larger until it is an offwidth crack. It is hand-sized at the top. It is fairly consistent in difficulty along its length. There is no specific crux section. It is the best climb I have done on this wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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