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This is granite/quartzite. This is a roadside crag with a dozen or so routes up to 2 pitches (~120'). There are sport, trad, mixed, and TR possibilities.
This is just below/west of the Oterro Pumphouse. It has a 30 second approach. It is ~10 minute drive north of Buena Vista on CR-371 next to the Arkansas River.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Pump Station:
Crack 5.7 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches
Climbers Just Want To Have Fun! 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 120'
Unknown (Far Left) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Corn Flakes 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Spread 'Em 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch
Despondent 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch
5.11d R 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch
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Unknown (Far Left) 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CO : Buena Vista : Pump Station
Start on a finger crack on climber's left of Pumpstation, climb the crack, passing a bolt up top to a set of eyebolts (5.7-8). Belay here, or continue up the obvious dihedral to a set of rap anchors up top (5.9).This route is a good moderate trad route for the area, with good protection at the crux, and decent exposure.*Use extreme caution if lowering from the top with a sixty meter rope.*...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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