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Couch Fire Crag Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,800'
Location: 39.9835, -105.4489 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jun 12, 2006
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Couch Fire Crag is a small crag up the hillside on the north side of the road, just downstream from Castle Rock.


A. Footstool, 4, 1p, 30', bolts.
B. Recliner, 10-, 1p, 40', bolts.
C1. Sofa Mart, 11-, 1p, 35', bolts.
C2. Loveseat, 11+, 1p, 35', bolts.
D. Ottoman Empire, 12, 1p, 40', bolts.
E. Couch Fire, 13-, 1p, 40', bolts.
F. Slachar Cracker, 12, 1p, 30', gear.

Getting There 

Park where the Castle Rock loop road joins the Boulder Canyon Highway at its east (downstream) end. The wall can be seen up the hillside to the northeast, partially obscured by some large trees. It is to the right of the obvious rock with a large dike and a crack. The best approach to the cliff is from the left.

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Climbing Season

For the Boulder Canyon area.

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Couch Fire Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Couch Fire Crag:
Loveseat   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Ottoman Empire   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Sofa Mart 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CO : Boulder Canyon : Couch Fire Crag
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By Greg Hand
From: Golden, CO
Aug 16, 2010
Now an interesting crag with the routes getting harder from left to right. Some are quite hard, but also quite short.
By Blake Russell
May 27, 2015
I went today and couldn't find it. There's no obvious trail. I'm not much of a trailblazer, but it's definitely not an easy approach to find or complete.

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