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Apple Cider

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L to R R to L Alpha
Apple Cider T 
Birthday Crack T 
Charlie's Indirect (submitted as Travels With Charlie) T 
Chingadero S 
Contortionist T 
Corrections, The T,S 
Demolition Woman T 
Direct to Sweeney's T,S 
Easy To Remember T 
Green Puke T 
Heros Are Hard To Find T 
Matrix, The S 
One Man Sex Party S 
Pandora T 
Punta Magna T 
Slaves, The T 
Sweeney's Special T 
Tennis Shoe Traverse T 
Texas Sucks T 
Ticket to New Zealand T 
Valhalla T,S 
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Apple Cider  


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Description 

This area offers some more East Animas classic multi-pitch lines. This area offers some great moderates such as Apple Cider, and Texas Sucks. Just because they are moderate climbs doesn't mean leave your head game at home, these routes offer some scary moments that will make you scream out "MAN I LOVE THIS SPORT!!!"

Getting There 

Keep going down the trail past the waterfall and the 420 cave.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.5 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',2],['5.11',6],['5.12',4],['5.13',2],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Apple Cider:
Apple Cider   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   
Birthday Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Texas Sucks   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Easy To Remember   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   
Heros Are Hard To Find   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
The Slaves   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Punta Magna   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   
Sweeney's Special   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Contortionist   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Pandora   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Chingadero   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
One Man Sex Party   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Valhalla   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 70'   
The Matrix   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Apple Cider
In the crux. Photo taken by Andrea Sokolowski.

The Corrections 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a  CO : Durango : ... : Apple Cider
Like Jonathan Franzen's book by the same name, The Corrections is all about fixing old problems. In this climb's case, the culmination is one of Durango's best and, as of this time, hardest established routes.The line was aided many years ago; the first ascentionist left only a few studs and a bashie as evidence of his passage. After a reconnaissance on aid, Marcus re-envisioned this line as a free climb and began work. A month later, we had The Corrections.Begin by climbing Punta Magn...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Marcus garcia
From: Durango, Co.
May 20, 2012
I added a new route just after you come out of the cave. I called it the Matrix. I redpointed it and Chris Barlow followed. We think it is about 13b. Bouldery start to a good rest to more boulder problems to the anchor. You can by pass the crux by using the tree behind you. It is a fun route.
Marcus