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The Flagstaff Amphitheatre

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The Flagstaff Amphitheatre  

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Pat Ament at the Flagstaff Amphitheatre.


Two large boulders that form an "amphitheatre" just uphill from The Pebble Wall and North Rocks. The top of the left side boulder is a popular party spot. The right side holds a classic John Gill problem, The Gill Direct, and the sporty 1967 Pat Ament problem the Direct Route. The left side has several sporty old highballs facing south and the classic Mongolian Cosmonaut in a small notch up and left.

Getting There 

Park as for Monkey Traverse on the left at the main Crown Rock parking area 1.2 miles up the road from the Ranger kiosk. Cross the road and walk uphill to the north on the Flagstaff Trail. Depart the Flagstaff Trail at the first hairpin turn and head off right into the woods towards the Pebble Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Flagstaff Amphitheatre:
Overhanging Hand Traverse   V1 5     Boulder, 20'   
Direct Route   V3 6A     Boulder, 1 pitch, 10'   
South Undercling   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Gill Direct   V4 6B     Boulder   
Mongolian Cosmonaut   V10 7C+     Boulder   
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Super classic Flag Favorite. In the [Amphitheatre] Right Wall are slots from head heigth (middle left) up and right to jug system at top. Worth it just for the top out! So fun and a long overdue addition to the website....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Tim on the Right Amphitheatre slab.
Tim on the Right Amphitheatre slab.

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