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Elevation: 6,000'
Location: 39.9535, -105.2854 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tony B on Feb 4, 2013
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This small, undocumented Flatiron very near the Apostle offers a singular route. Due to the topograhy of the area, this rock is difficult to see on the approach as it sits in a recessed area just South of the Apostle and sheltered from view. Yet it offers a reasonably good scramble worth doing if you are in the area.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Apostle and continue South past the base, looking up to the SW about 100 meters from the very southernmost edge of the Apostle formation. A 100 meter wide gully separates the South side of the Apostle from the North side of Damascus. Cross the gully and go slightly uphill to find the base, as GPS is given here.

Climbing Season

For the South area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

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Pretty sure this is the formation.

Road to Damascus 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c PG13  CO : Flatirons : ... : Damascus
This route climbs relatively clean and solid rock up the mellow face wandering from side to side as you may see fit. The narrowness of the feature will limit the deviation to a degree whereas you are fairly sure to be climbing the same as anyone else....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Glen Charnoski
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 7, 2015
I think this is the Flatiron referred to as "North Icarus" (elev. 7070) on lists of john. See listsofjohn.com/peak/140830.
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