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The Flagship is a large boulder/prow of rock in the Sunshine Dome massif. If you are standing facing northeast at the main southeast face of Sunshine Wall, you will see a fair sized slab below and left of it. This slab is Renaissance Slab. To the left of Renaissance Slab is a large gully. On the left side of this gully is The Flagship. Its southeast face is large and overhanging, with several possible crack/seam lines for aspiring parties.

Getting There 

See the directions for approaching Sunshine Dome (not Sunshine Wall!!!). This is potentially long and arduous.

Climbing Season

For the Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Campground area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

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Sorcerer's Apprentice 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CO : South Platte : ... : The Flagship
This route lies in a little nook up around the right side of The Flagship. It will be obvious when you see it. It is a striking corner hand and fist crack with a large chockstone about 60 feet up. The crack is very easy to see from the top of Renaissance Slab.p1 (5.10c/d, 80 feet?) Start up the corner with fingery liebacks. Pull into the main crack section and climb locker hand jams with a few fists and a couple wider sections. Pull over the huge chockstone (crux). I set up a belay here (s...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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