Never crowded, long routes, rock quality actually better than rumor has it.
Porcupine Rock has a long and colorful climbing history. Though many have turned their heads toward other crags reputedly cleaner in nature, the short approach to great rock which just may require a bit of initial cleaning is hard to beat.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Porcupine Rock:
The Quill 5.10a Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Unnamed 5.10+ PG13 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Featured Route For Porcupine Rock
The Quill 5.10a CO : Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma : Porcupine Rock
May become popular if other offerings are deemed available in this area. Very short approach in a quiet and pleasant area of Summit County. Well-protected.Pitch #1: After finding the Quill, climb the steepest and longest aspect following bolts through 3 distinct overhangs to a two-bolt belay. 5.10a, 25m....[more] Browse More Classics in CO