Temporary closures near Fiscal Cliff: May-July 2014 MORE INFO >>>
The long-awaited Peaks to Plains Trail up Clear Creek Canyon is under construction! Please note that rockfall mitigation will be happening around Fiscal Cliff. All work will be taking place in areas already designated as construction zones, but crews would like to remind climbers that these areas remain off limits for safety concerns. Dog House and Cat Slab will not be affected. Email email@example.com with any questions.
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The Garden Wall is a minor crag in CCC with four routes presently established in the range of 5.10 to 5.11. One of these is strictly trad, the other three being fully bolted. Several more short and steep lines will be done later in the year. The rock is granitic and very solid. Due to the heavy vegetation, most of the crag gets little sun, and this can be user-friendly on a hot day. TGW won't hold anything remarkable, but it can provide a short respite from the crowds and the summer heat. Several boulder problems might be worth checking out.
TGW lies on the South side of the canyon and 200 meters East of Sonic Youth. Park as for Sonic or in a tiny pullout just East of the crag. No real trail exists, but a scruffy approach has been used enough to be identified. Otherwise scramble up from the lower angle terrain to the East. The approach time is 30 seconds or so.
Eds. there is a trail going to the left side of the cliff. A traverse of ~50 yards from the left side deposits you below the right side of the cliff.
A. ? B? Unknown, 1p, bolts. C. ? D. ? E. Shady Boy, 10, 1p, 65', bolts. F. Shady Girl, 10, 1p, 65', bolts. G. Shady Baby, 9+ PG-13/R, 1p, 65', gear & bolts or TR.
This is the left of two routes sharing an anchor and on the right side of the crag. A tricky sequence passing the first three clips leads to straightforward slab climbing above. The stone is solid and the climbing fun, if not overly difficult....[more]Browse More Classics in CO