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South Canyon Point

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South Canyon Point 


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Location: 39.3376, -104.75347 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

This is a sort of odd bit of rock--not because of the type of rock but just its location. This rock is on the South Rim, but unlike all other South Rim walls, it faces South and West (not East and North). There are a few trad lines, sport routes, but mostly topropes. It is worth a visit if you're in the area.


Getting There 

From the visitor center at the South entrance, park in the farthest North lot and take the farthest North trail leaving the parking lot (Lake Gulch Trail). Hike for about 0.25 miles until you're right below the rock. Find the least erosive way to the base of the rock.


22 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Canyon Point:
Cooking with Crash   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Conspicuous Consumption   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Clive   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Johler Coaster follows the corner crack.

Johler Coaster 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CO : Denver South : ... : South Canyon Point
"Johler Coaster" is the corner crack to the left of "Elf Jism Dihedral". Climb up an overhanging face on big holds to the start of the crack. Follow the crack to the top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Winter moon over South Canyon Point.
Winter moon over South Canyon Point.
A cool boulder on the rim. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
A cool boulder on the rim.
Photo by Blitzo.
View from South Canyon Point. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
View from South Canyon Point.
Photo by Blitzo.
Prickly Pear. <br />Photo By Blitzo.
Prickly Pear.
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South Canyon Point. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
South Canyon Point.
Photo by Blitzo.
South Canyon Point. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
South Canyon Point.
Photo by Blitzo.
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By Anonymous Coward
May 27, 2002

Nice place when it is cold and sunny. Sheltered from N wind.

By Hayden Fischer
From: Castle Pines, CO
Jan 27, 2013

It's worth noting that the Lake Gulch Trail is the furthest west trail leaving the parking lot, not the furthest north.