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 passes a huge, low roof, 40' left of the large overhanging arete/left-facing corner. Work up on slabby rock to a tricky first bolt clip at the lip (in the interest of safety, the key here, solid foot-jam). Crank on small sloper holds with shotty feet to pull the lip and angle up-left on a few 8/9 slab moves to the chain top anchor. One (powerful and technical) move wonder. You can cheat the direct line by climbing left on blocky holds (5.7/8) and working back right to the bolt lin...[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?