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Parachute Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Douglas Lossner on Jan 19, 2010

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Getting ready to get the rope to the top.

Lots of private land. Oil and Gas. Be careful when choosing trailheads. MORE INFO >>>


Climbs are found in drainages on the Roan Cliffs and are very remote and hard to get to. If you choose to climb in Parachute, be ready for a possible epic day with all forms of problem solving. See Access Details under "MORE INFO>>>"

Getting There 

Go to Parachute. CO 215 goes north directly out of Parachute. For I-70 side climbs you can get on old US Highway 6 in Debeque or Parachute and start finding access from there.

Climbing Season

For the CO Ice & Mixed area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

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PsycoticBitch WI6  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Parachute
First of all, I found fixed anchors at the top of this climb?? I would sure like to know if this climb was led before or if these anchors were there for top roping, or? Really sorry to put a name on this climb if it was already led? I could not find info anywhere. This climb was soaking wet, and the front of the pillar was unclimbable slush and unconsolidated icicles. The left side also had a slush section making it unclimbable. The only line this day was the right side, and it was a narrow line...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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