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Submitted By: Ben Collett on Jun 16, 2013
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Description 

From the south, the Stiletto appears to be another one of the Cathedral Spires, to the west of Sharkstooth. In fact, it is a rather long fin of rock running to the west.

Getting There 

The South face can be approached by walking past The Petit Grepon and up the talus to the base. The east face is most easily accessed from the Andrews Glacier drainage.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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Misericorde 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Stiletto
Though it appears to be 5.9 terrain, the south face of the Stiletto gets rather steep, providing some great, airy, and spicy rock climbing.1) From the toe of the buttress, follow the crest for about 700 feet to where things start to get steep. Stop on a commodious ledge just left of the prominent pillar, 5.7. 2) Climb towards the wide crack on the left side of the pillar, traversing left on some intermittent jug rails for 15 or so feet. Head up past a series of shallow, right-facing corners with...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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