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Awesome splitter cracks in taylor canyon upriver from Harmels. Rock here is the same as first buttress, granite. Good stuff.
To get to coffin crack, drive a little ways past PCP pinnicle until you see a tyrolean across the taylor river. Park in a pullout near the tyrolean. Cross the tyrolean using a pulley (the tyrolean is up high in the trees so be careful climbing up to it). Once on the other side of the river, hike about 1/2 mile to the east until you spot the "Coffin" in the rock, that is your target.
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Blackwater 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Coffin Crack 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
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Coffin Crack 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c CO : Gunnison : ... : Coffin Crack Crag
The crack is on the left side of the Coffin. The crack starts out on a lower angle crack to a steep, 3-4" crack in the dihedral. The crack slims down to hand jams at the roof. Pull the roof and enjoy the last few moves of crack to a ledge. I set a bomber hex directional for my second and climbed up another 10 feet up an easy slab to some anchors to belay. Use those anchors to rappel. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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