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Der Freischutz 


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Elevation: 6,880'
Location: 39.9732, -105.2889 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This serenely situated formation is host to three short and sweet routes on its southwest face. All you'll need is a half dozen draws and some small TCUs and nuts to protect this trio of "restday favorites". The rock bites back a bit, but it's a worthy trade off for the stellar moves and scenic backdrop (bring the camera for this one!). The routes receive afternoon sunlight and can be rappelled to the west on a set of anchors. Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll!

In addition, there are south-facing and some non-descript East Face slab routes here.


Getting There 

Der Freischutz is located on Dinosaur Mtn. Park at NCAR Mesa and take the Mallory Cave Trail up past the Dinosuar Egg and Der Zerkle to the base of the east face slab of The Hand. Take a faint trail up a rocky and wooded gully into the corridor between The Hand (north side) and Der Freischutz (south side). When the south side opens up into a stellar view of Bear Canyon the climbs can be found above an idyllic flat boulder at the base of the southwest face. Enjoy!


15 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',1]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Der Freischutz:
East Face / Der Freischutz   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c     Trad, 2 pitches, 350'   
South Ridge   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c     Trad, 4 pitches, 750'   
Free Shot   5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c     Trad, 2 pitches, 400'   
Drugs   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Street Hassle   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Der Freischutz
Aaron Ramras at the chains during golden hour.

Bidoigt 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CO : Flatirons : ... : Der Freischutz
This route is better known as "Sex", thus completeing the trio of "restday favorites". It starts right of the slab below the summit of Der Freischutz and follows 2 bolts into a left-leaning corner to the top. After clipping the first bolt, make 5.9 moves up into the left-facing flake, where a blue Metolius cam can be placed if so desired. Mantel on top of the flake and clip the second bolt. Climb the face up into the crack (10a crux), place a few small wires, and follow the crack (5.9) to th...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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