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Submitted By: Luke Childers on Jun 6, 2009
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Description 

This area offers some good chance for shade and good sun as well. The rock quality is good but many of the problems are short. However, the lines are still worth checking out and a few classics lay hidden in this private feeling nook. If you are in the area, a must do is Prince Charles (V7-V8). Enjoy!!

Getting There 

There are a few ways to find this area but the easiest way to locate the area is to follow the same approach as you would if you were heading to the "Land of The Slabs."

Follow the Sisters trail to the land of the slabs... once in the general area you want to head up hill (East) into a skinny bottle neck type pass.

This area converges with "The Land Of The Slabs" area. Then continues over the pass and includes the East facing slopes. From these slopes you can see the Sisters formation to your North and you can look down towards the "Child's Play" boulder as well as view the "Eggs" area form the East slopes of "The Pass."

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',9],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Pass:
Tilt-a-whirl   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 12'   
Salvador Nickles   V5 6C     Boulder, 13'   
Prince Charles   V8 7B     Boulder, 15'   
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Luke Childers Climbing Prince Charles.  The Pass.  Three Sisters Park, Colorado.

Prince Charles V8 7B  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : The Pass
Start back and to the right side of a giant wedged shape nose. Move into a full body bear hug squeeze of madness. As the wide hugging tapers to a thin point continue up and over the nose heading right or turning your back to the East at the last possible point on the line. Slap your way to the finish. Enjoy!! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Luke Childers Climbing Prince Charles.  The Pass.  Three Sisters Park, Colorado.
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Luke Childers Climbing Prince Charles.  The Pass.  Three Sisters Park, Colorado.
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Luke Childers Climbing Mr. Big.  The Pass.  Three Sisters Park, Colorado.
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Luke Childers seeing through "The Greater Illusion (V8)" for the first ascent.
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By rufusjmiller
Nov 19, 2010
The Prince. Full body workout. Super find. Gets sun now until about noon.