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BETA PHOTO: Notice the pillar on the left of the Temple. Into ...


This is the leftmost of three buttresses in the Land of the Lost and best identified by a shorter pillar on its left side that forms a nice corner system. The rock here is oh so good, but nevertheless there are some loose blocks here and there, so watch out for your belayer and don't forget your brainbucket.

Getting There 

Approach by the same gully described on for the Land of the Lost.

Climbing Season

For the Durango area.

Weather station 7.8 miles from here

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Pitch 2 starts at the base of this wall left of a ...

Into Darkness 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13  CO : Durango : ... : The Temple of Solitude
Pitch 1. From the top of the gully headwall, scramble/solo up 4th and lower 5th terrain until you are the base of a large and dark chimney on the wall proper. If you decide to rope up for this, you may have to do a bit of simul-climbing or build an intermediate belay (300? feet, 5th class).Pitch 2. Instead of climbing that unholy and scrappy chimney, this pitch ascends a hand and finger crack through two small roofs just left of the chimney and then ends at a ledge with a prominent dead tree. Wa...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Headwall at the top of the approach gully.
BETA PHOTO: Headwall at the top of the approach gully.

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