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Chain Rock

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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

6 Total Routes

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