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A variety of granite climbs and longer adventures on the quartzite can be found in this area.
Park at Shoshone, hike upriver for about 15 minutes to a Tyrolean fixed across the river, just upstream of the Fountain Buttress. Cross the river and hike downriver on the tracks, past the Fountain Buttress to a large talus/scree slope. Go up.
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Canyon Cruiser 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c CO : Glenwood Springs : ... : Cruiser Gully/Buttress
Canyon Cruiser is 400 feet of well-protected quartzite climbing featuring surprisingly clean rock that is beautifully featured with a myriad of incut holds and horizontal edges. On the first pitch, start on the right side of the deep red colored rock, next to a small cairn, and angle up and left to a ledge sheltered by a large, right-facing corner. On the second pitch, climb straight up for a few feet to an obvious horizontal then traverse right to a crack that splits the face. Pass a tiered led...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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