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Once a variety of routes were listed under Monitor Rock. To help with organization, we'll break these up into separate sections of the wall.
Off CO Hwy 82, park at the parking area at the west side of the crag. Hike up the well-established trail to the west side of Monitor Rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Trailhead Wall:
Trooper Traverse 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
Squid Kid 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch
Mother Lode 5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 350'
Pirate Mode 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 275'
Brother Toad 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Temporary Change of Season 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Otis 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Hemp Seeds Sowed 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
The Other Road 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300'
Rad Lad 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 115'
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Squid Kid 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a CO : Independence Pass : ... : Trailhead Wall
Directly opposite the trail where it meets the rock. There will most likely be someone on it! Very popular route and it's as good as it looks from the ground. Varied climbing past 10 well positioned bolts gains a ledge with 2 bolts. Nothing too strenuous but a lot of fun. You will need 2 ropes to get down!Eds. You can identify the route, left of the large trees, with a rightward pointing flake at about 6 bolts up. You can continue with Otis 5.11a, 9 bolts for 2nd pitch & goin...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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