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The North End is actually an old area little known to a large majority of Shelf goers (that is until the new Shelf guide came out.)Best visited in the spring and summer months for it goes in the shade early in the day. Full details of the area are to be had in the new Shelf Road rock guide.
2.2 miles past the Cactus Cliff pullout (as explained in the new guide).
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The North End:
Unknown 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
The Lifus's Farm Tools 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Up Your Booty Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Churning in the Cheese 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
King Coral 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
The Function 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 66'
Swanktofy Yourself 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
The Form 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Nyorgai 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Stairway to Heaven 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Houses of the Holy 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
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Houses of the Holy 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c CO : Shelf Road : The North End
Great stone and thrilling movement make this route among Shelf's better 13a's. The business is brief, but gymnastic, commiting, and fun.Stick clip the first bolt, then make deceptively difficult moves to gain the wall. Good pockets lead to a good stance below the bulge. Follow rounded, slanting crimps and less than ideal pockets up the scoop to a make-or-break huck for the obvious heuco. Pull onto the slab and manage the pump over steadily easing terrain to reach the anchor....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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