Central Portion Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: The roof of Isabel's Eyes.
Below the scramble to reach the Far Left area, the trail drops and rounds a corner to the overhanging juggy, chalky start of Valgedurs Tooth
. Continuing right and dry all year, is the vertical start of Isabels Eyes
, then the scooped-dihedral start to Alpin Lilys Masterpiece
. Around the corner is the flake start of Song of Sabine
. These climbs join the continuing traverse of Julia Rayes Journey and above looms a huge roof-dihedral system.
Further right, the trail ascends to the top of the big ledge of crumbly coal-like rock and the short, but clean face and corner systems of Petras Preference
and Carmen the Gypsy Girl
. This is also where Julia Rayes Journey
either ends or begins. Right of this is the face/corner system of Francescas Face
and further right, the amazing Julias Arête
. Around the other side of this sharp arête lie the interesting routes of the Far Right area.
Keep walking along the base and around the corner.
Climbing Season For the Durango area.
Weather station 4.2 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Central Portion
Julias Arête 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO
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