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East Creek Day Use Area  


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Elevation: 4,800'
Location: 38.96773, -108.46987 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Brad Edwards, Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: uoa on Aug 3, 2006
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Description 

The East Creek Day Use Area is the eastern most BLM land in the canyon. The rock is all sandstone ranging in quality from slightly sandy to solid. There may be some loose rocks on the routes until more people begin using them. The area is frequented by picnickers; however, I have never had a problem with them, they seem to enjoy watching climbers. All routes can be walked off of.

Getting There 

The area is accessible from the first two large pullouts on the right just inside BLM land. This is about 2 miles west of US Hwy. 50 on CO Hwy 141. All routes are less than 20 yards from a pullout.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.8 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Creek Day Use Area:
Rockshop Traverse   V7 7A+     Boulder, 200'   
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Rockshop Traverse V7 7A+  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : East Creek Day Use Area
This is the huge traverse on almost all steep jugs for over 200 feet. It feels natural to climb it right to left, but left to right would also be fine. It is so fun and only 10 minutes from GJ!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Hoez
From: Uganda
Jan 2, 2012
Someone should get a picture up of these guys, or at least where they are at. I'd like to try but can never seem to find 'em.
By Brad Edwards
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, CO
Oct 12, 2013
Is there any info on That Damn Knat? We went out the other day to check it out and didn't see any bolts near the ground. We saw two up about 30-40 feet but that's it. It'd be great to be able to get on this if it's possible.
By Jesse Zacher
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, Co
Oct 14, 2013
Hah! The myth of the 9 Mile Canyon. Good luck, Brad!