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Checkered Demon T 
Face Shot T 
Gigantor S 
Houser Arete T 
Luna 12 S 
Ruby and the Dykes T 
Some Assembly Required S 
Take a Hike S 
Yonkers S 

Checkered Demon Rock Climbing 

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This wall is the West facing wall to the West of The Gallstone and Southwest of Elephant Rock. Recently Re-opened to climbing.

Getting There 

Park at the Elephant rock parking and walk left around the front of Elephant rock and then to the West around the North side of the Checkered Demon.

Climbing Season

For the City of Rocks area.

Weather station 14.6 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Checkered Demon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Checkered Demon:
Face Shot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Houser Arete   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Some Assembly Required   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Take a Hike   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 80'   
Gigantor   5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the top of the Checkered Demon.

Checkered Demon 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  ID : City of Rocks : Checkered Demon
This is a great line on the center of the Checkered Demon Cliff. A hard, funky start is protected by a bolt and a fixed pin. After that easier climbing above in a nice stemming dihedral to a two bolt and chain anchor near the top of the cliff....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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By Mike Anderson
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 14, 2012
This is an awesome crag! All the routes are great, and it's a nice hangout, with some of the coolest boulders I've seen at the City.

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