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From Pine (see area description), take Elk Creek Road West for approximately 0.7 miles to a small parking area (2, maybe 3 cars will fit). Hop boulders across the creek and follow the obvious trail for 5 minutes. It's best to keep following the trail to the point where your route starts as some unpleasant boulder hopping is required if you cut straight to the rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Squat Rock:
Slimy Slit 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch
Lichen or Not 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Elusive Wapiti 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Kirk's Corner 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
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Slimy Slit 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO : South Platte : ... : Squat Rock
When the route is not wet or slimy, as the name suggest, this is a great route for the easy grade. Perfect hand jams, bomber cams settings, and a sustained 5.7 section makes this a triple star in my opinion. Tie in while on the block, back from the route, get your belay slave ready and take the swing... then lower down to the start. Just a quick "jump" start to get your blood pumping....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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