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Sugar Crack Buttress

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Sugar Crack Buttress 


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Elevation: 6,225'
Location: 40.0046, -105.3533 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: James Beissel on May 9, 2008
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Description 

This is the obvious buttress on the north side of the road when you turn onto Sugarloaf Road. It has some decent rock, but also a lot of munge and loose rock. I have never seen anyone else climb here. There is a single known route on the southwest side of the buttress (Sugar Crack). There is also a juggy and steep boulder problem on the northeast side.

L->R:

A. Rubberneck Crack, 10, 1p, 110', gear.
B. Sugar Crack, 10- PG-13, 1p, 90', gear.
C. Sugaree, 4, 1p, 100', gear.


Getting There 

Drive west up Boulder Canyon approximately 3.8 miles from where the highway crosses Boulder Creek. Turn right on Sugarloaf Rd and park in a 1-2 car pulloff on the right side of the road about 250' from the intersection. The crag is directly across the road on the north side.


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Rubberneck Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Boulder Canyon : Sugar Crack Buttress
Begin on the southwest side of the buttress and climb an angling, hand crack to a small bush. At this point, the crack forms a quartz-filled groove and the pro becomes scarce. It is possible to stem left to the corner and avoid the mungy runout. Continue up to a handcrack splitting a roof and turn the roof using hand jams and face holds (crux). Continue to the top of the buttress up broken rock....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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