This crag gets shade in the morning and sun in the afternoon. Its good seasons are spring, late fall, and winter. The rock is a limestone/quartzite/sandstone mix. It can definitely get crowded, but sometimes you'll be there alone.
A. Mint Jelly
, 8+, 1p, 60', gear.
B. Super Size Me
, 12, 1p, 80', bolts.
C. Eight Days On The River
, 10, 1p, 70', bolts.
D. Jewel Rosena
, 12-, 1p, 40', bolts.
, 10c, 1p, 80', bolts
F. Black Ball Retriever
, 12c, 1p, 70', bolts.
, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
H. Corn Fritter, 10-.
I. Giblet Gravy
, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
J. Fresh Fried Chicken
, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
K. Fried Lizard Gizzard
, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts.
, 11, 1p, 100', bolts.
, 11-, 1p, 100', bolts.
M. T-Rex, ?.
N. Limp Lizard
, 12b/c, 1p, 100', bolts.
O. Split Lizard, 10+, gear & bolts.
P. Bolted Route, ?.
Once at the most left route at Pup Tent, follow the trail west till it bends around a corner.
Weather station 13.6 miles from here
15 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Elk Crag:
Mint Jelly 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Mongrels 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Patchouli 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Triceratops 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Limp Lizard 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 110'
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Velociraptor 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CO
: Glenwood Springs
: ... : Main Elk Crag
Start on small horizontal ledges to the first bolt. Then follow a discontinuous crack system up changing corners. The technical crux is at a right-facing corner near the 4th bolt. About halfway up, continue by pulling over a bulge into a left-facing dihedral, and step out left on slab under another mini-bulge. The final slab is protected by 3 bolts to a corner with a layback crack and stemming to the anchor. The route is continuous and LONG but has 2-3 decent resting spots along the way. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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