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The Citadel  

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Submitted By: Dylan Kuhn on Oct 16, 2006


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A prominent pair of towers on the ridge south of Cedar Creek.

Getting There 

You can follow cairns heading south up the ridge from the Palace Pages or a trail heading east from Vatoville.


Note, there are rattlesnakes here.

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Citadel:
Rapunzel, Rapunzel   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Let Down Your Hair   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Citadel   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
A Full Dazed Work (not Coronas and Lime)   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rapunzel, Rapunzel 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CO : Fort Collins : ... : The Citadel
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By mattnorville
Aug 30, 2009
Heads up, I saw a baby rattler up here yesterday.
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