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The Torture Chamber area is both bouldering and short top ropes. There are some well known classics, but to be fun you can climb up all over the ridge to set a top rope. Primarily bouldering at the top of the ridge, then as working down the ridge towards S-Crack and Nemisis Tower more TR due to height (25-30 ft). Classics include the Torture Chamber traverse, Borgman's Bulge, and S-Crack(TR).
From the intersection of Harmony and Taft Hill in SW Fort Collins, drive 1.8 miles west on Harmony to a dirt pull-off on the right before you come to the dam. The ridge that is in front of you and running back downhill and east is the Torture Chamber area.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Torture Chamber:
Some boulder problem with a crack V-easy 3 R Boulder, 25'
Left of Roof -- Three Variations V0 4 Boulder, 15'
Tree Roof V0 4 TR, Boulder, 20'
Torture Chamber Traverse V1 5 Boulder
Crack in Groove 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Gracie's Dihedral 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'
West Flake 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a TR, 1 pitch, 30'
S-Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Cracky Face 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Final Finger 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b TR, 1 pitch, 30'
Nemesis Northeast Face 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c TR, 1 pitch, 30'
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Torture Chamber Traverse V1 5 CO : Fort Collins : ... : Torture Chamber
Begin the problem down the ridge at the end of the first band of rocks, this is the Torture Chamber. The problem is a continuous, juggy traverse up the ridge to the right keeping the feet as high as possible, a long traverse without a doubt. Variations exist, probably all with a FA by Gill too, using smaller holds for the hands and keeping the feet higher. All the variations make the problem more difficult. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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