10 Mile Canyon is the stretch of road on I-70 between Frisco and Copper Mountain. There are several crags on this 5 mile section of I-70. The rock is is a mixture of alpine gneiss and granite with varying degrees of quality. Much cleaning is needed to establish new routes in this area.
This route climbs the slightly overhanging corner that is above the large, horizontal roof, inside the big dihedral. Climb up easy ground in the large, left-facing corner and stem at the horizontal roof to clip the first bolt (on the right wall). Climb the inside corner, past 5 bolts, to the roof lip, sharing the final bolt with The Exfoliator. Pull the roof, and run 25' up easy terrain to the chain anchor....[more]Browse More Classics in CO
Does anyone know about a possible ice/mixed climb maybe a quarter mile (or less) west of Royal Flush? I've seen ice in a chimney 5-600' feet up the slope. Was curious if anyone has ventured up to check it out?