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Chain Rock

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Chain Rock Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
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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

For the Carter Lake area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Chain Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: Andy on the West Face of Chain Rock.

West Face [Chain Rock] V2 5+  CO : Fort Collins : ... : Chain Rock
Small pockets surround a seam. Just left of the wide crack/dihedral separating prow rock and chain rock....[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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