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Chain Rock

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Chain Rock  


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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
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57-62°F
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53-72°F
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54-68°F
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53-75°F
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58-86°F
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55-89°F
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Description 

The biggest feature of this rock is the cave-like slot on a west/sw facing wall with a left-facing flake sticking out to form a roof. It is separated from Prow Rock by a wide crack in a dihedral formed by these two. Prow is to the south of chain.

Getting There 

Probably 200 yards from the south parking lot. Look at the pics and find it from there.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.6 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',3],['V2-3',4],['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 Chain Rock:
N Face S Chain   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 13'   
Cave Route aka Cavus Maximus   V2 5+     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Chain Rock
Adam tucks his head in there.

Cave Route aka Cavus Maximus V2 5+  CO : Fort Collins : ... : Chain Rock
Stem up high into the cave, and then jam your hands into the crack on the left corner of the cave roof out and over, gain a chickenhead like block, and finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By allen simons
Jun 9, 2003
try the blunt arete on the right side of the cave between # 1 and # 2 in the photo. tough, fun start.
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