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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 39.9723, -105.4635 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Clock Tower is the second most popular crag at the Sport Park, after Surprising Crag. It gets morning shade, making it a good choice for a hot day. It has a number of fun routes, mostly in the 5.10 to 5.11 range, although there are a few 5.9s.

It's divided into two areas: the left side of the crag is the Chicken Wall. It has a number of fun 5.10 routes. The right side of the crag is the Upper Wall. It has some harder routes in the 5.11 and 5.12 range.


Getting There 

Take a right when you get to the aqueduct trail; shortly after take a trail up left to the crag. You'll come up to the crag at the Chicken Wall, near the route Daddy Blocker.


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',8],['5.12',8],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Clock Tower:
Rubber Chicken   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Chicken Wall
The Big Dipper   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Chicken Lips   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Chicken Wall
Leave it to Beaver   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Upper Wall
Alfa Chick   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Chicken Wall
Butt Luscious   5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Go Dog Go   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Upper Wall
No Doze   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Salad Shooter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Upper Wall
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Featured Route For The Clock Tower
Stitched photo of Rubber Chicken.

Rubber Chicken 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Chicken Wall
This is located on 'The Chicken Wall' of the 'Clock Tower'. Locate this route by walking uphill (left) to the second last set of bolts, just uphill past a dirty corner/groove system. Climb the face with sloping holds on great feet, past 7 bolts to the anchor, may be a little reachy for some but overall quite an enjoyable route. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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