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Shark's Rock

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BETA PHOTO: Shark's Rock.


The top of this interesting rock looks like the snout of a dolphin with its head tilted back and its mouth open. There are several difficult hb problems on west arete and south face, and a short traverse on the northwest side.

Getting There 

To get there, either park at Crown Rock, cross the street and head up to the ampitheatre area, hang a left and follow the trail west and north passing Y Traverse. Its the next prominent Also you can go a quarter mile further past CR and park at a pull out on the east side, head down the obvious trail until it ends at the Y Traverse and then hang a left and its the next formation north.

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Shark's Rock:
Shark Arete   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Shark Direct   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
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The first few moves of both the shark direct and shark arete

Shark Direct V4 6B  CO : Boulder : ... : Shark's Rock
This route starts at the same place as the Shark Arete, but instead of following the main prow, it follows to the left of the arete on scarce, crimpy holds. The topout and descent is the same as well. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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