Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Coal Creek Canyon

Select Area...
Mystery Crag 
Pinecliffe 

Rest Day:
Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Betasso - Canyon Loop and Benjamin Trail
A solid ride close to Boulder that is often ridden from town. Near Boulder, CO
Canyon Loop
The original Betasso loop - a short but entertaining loop close to Boulder. Near Boulder, CO
Meyers Homestead Trail
A moderate cruise up an old dirt road to a nice viewpoint. A good way to add miles to Walker Ranch. Near Nederland, CO
Walker Ranch
A classic loop near boulder with a nice mix of technical riding, flowy descents, and scenery. Near Boulder, CO
Nelson Loop
The topmost section of Hall Ranch - a beautiful, rolling singletrack trail for everyone. Near Lyons, CO
Sandy Wash
A Buffalo Creek favorite - downhill the whole way with good flow! Near Castle Rock, CO
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Coal Creek Canyon 


Photos: Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 39.92043, -105.36724 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 2,189
Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: chris harkness on Jan 14, 2014
Good Page?0 people like this page. Your opinion:   
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area Add Area | Add Photo | Add Comment | Add Event
Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon
Partly Cloudy
55° | 31°
Partly Cloudy
63° | 34°
Partly Cloudy
61° | 32°
Snow
44° | 29°
Partly Cloudy
43° | 25°
BETA PHOTO: "Mystery Crag" near the Wondervu Cafe in Coal Cree...

Description 

Coal Creek Canyon (CO Hwy 72) is mostly private property but is host to at least one great crag at the top of the canyon that will be worth the drive.


Getting There 

Drive South from Boulder 10 miles or north from Golden on CO Hwy 93, and go west on CO Hwy 72.


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Coal Creek Canyon
John Shaft shown by green arrow and line.

John Shaft 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a  CO : Coal Creek Canyon : ... : Shaft
The moves at the first 4 bolts are thin and the feet are hard to come by, no doubt the crux comes right off the deck. The route becomes easier, and it backs off for 20 feet. The final 3 bolts have thin, hard crimping again, there is an awesome pinching on long horizontal rail at the top out.There is a total of nine bolts, with 2 chain anchors. The anchors are not easily reached from the top of the crag, meaning a TR is challenging without first leading....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Comments on Coal Creek Canyon Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -