The north face proper is where the classic Sucking Wind is found along with a number of other trad lines.
Uphill and left from the Railroad Tracks/Northwest Corner area.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Face:
Sucking Wind 5.10c Trad, 4 pitches, 100 feet, Grade II
Featured Route For North Face
The classic line at the Fountain Buttress is one of the best trad lines in Glenwood Canyon. It is quality, clean climbing up a steep granite face. Featured in Glenn Randall's 1983 Vertigo Games book, you've probably spied this line when driving westbound on I-70 as it's the striking splitter cutting through the right size of the cleancut north face of the Fountain Buttress. Sucking Wind was originally climbed in 4 pitches but is most often done in two, or one long pitch, thanks to a variation p...[more] Browse More Classics in CO