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Reese's Pieces is a somewhat disjointed, West-facing rock band sitting high above Camp 5 and the Lincoln Creek 4WD road. It contains about 10 routes (trad, sport, and mixed gear). It is a remote and scenic location with its steep approach and relatively low number of routes filtering out most Independence Pass craggers.
Reese's Pieces has its own approach trail which starts about 100' up the road from Camp Site 5 at some cairns. The trail skirts a small talus field to the left, then it begins to switchback dramatically through the aspen forest to tackle the steep slope. Eventually it opens up at treeline where it meets the larger talus field just below the crag. Plan on 20-30 minutes approach time.
7 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Reese's Pieces:
Maybe-O-Maybe 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Softail Meets Guardrail 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Le Divorce 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Yes-O-Yes 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Harley Learning Curve 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Beaver Creek or Bust 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
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Le Divorce 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a CO : Independence Pass : ... : Reese's Pieces
This climb ascends the left side of the face just around the corner from the "Softail Meets Guardrail" dihedral. Look for the single bolt down low to identify the route. Start with face moves down low, then follow the leftmost crack near the arete for a great finish. Improbable feet underneath the arete provide an exciting position....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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