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Roof Rock 


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Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 39.50136, -106.37295 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: coop on Sep 28, 2010
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Description 

This wall contains mostly moderate climbs and is West facing. Roof rock offers easy access, abundant toprope anchors, and a user-friendly atmosphere. The angle of the cliff is less than vertical and lends itself to an abundance of 5.7 to 5.9 climbs.


Getting There 

Travel south from Red Cliff's bridge along US Highway 24. The wall is located about 0.5 miles from the intersection of US Hwy 24 and Water Street on the East side of US Hwy 24.


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Roof Rock:
The Trouble with Normal   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Roof Rock

Devil's Sidewalk 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  CO : Eagle/Vail/Minturn/Red Clif... : Roof Rock
This route climbs the obvious, right-leaning crack on the right side of the cliff....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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B. Stop Making Sense, 5.8, 4 bolts. <br />C. Delicate Sound of Thunder, 5.9, 3 bolts. <br />D. Quest for Magic, 5.12a, 7 bolts. <br />E. The Trouble With Normal, 5.10b, 3 bolts, one piton, gear to 2.5 inches. <br />F. Unnamed Crack, 5.7, gear to 3 inches. <br />G. Penis Envy, 3 bolts, gear to 1.5 inches.
BETA PHOTO: B. Stop Making Sense, 5.8, 4 bolts.
C. Delicate So...
B. Stop Making Sense, 5.8, 4 bolts. <br />C. Delicate Sound of Thunder, 5.9, 3 bolts. <br />D. Quest for Magic, 5.12a, 7 bolts. <br />E. The Trouble With Normal, 5.10b, 3 bolts, one piton, gear to 2.5 inches. <br />F. Unnamed Crack, 5.7, gear to 3 inches. <br />G. Penis Envy, 3 bolts, gear to 1.5 inches.
BETA PHOTO: B. Stop Making Sense, 5.8, 4 bolts.
C. Delicate So...
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By coop
From: Glenwood Springs, CO
Sep 28, 2010

I will get some pics of this wall up soon.

By vitruvian112358
Jul 25, 2012

I was just at this area last week, and a few of the climbs are definitely rated improperly. I have pictures and more beta I will post once I get them on my computer. Didn't get to climb much due to the late day rain. Woulda been there earlier had it not been for the sinkhole that caused a detour around on Wurtz Ditch (Trail 705).

By vitruvian112358
Jul 25, 2012

At the US 24 and Water Street intersection, there is a big dirt parking lot. Like the directions said " go 0.5 miles south" of the intersection to another good size parking area on the right (if traveling south). The trail head is across the highway from where you park.