Clayton MacBride climbing Snuggles. Photo: Blake ...
This is a reorganizational entry to allow for L->R: sorting of the routes to make sense, we'll create an entry for the east face.
This face has relatively few routes, and most are on the far south end of this face.
The sun on this face is relatively quick to disappear in the late morning.
Climbing on top of the Kissing Camels is not allowed.
Park at the North Main Parking Lot and walk up a designated trail to the desired route.
Climbing Season For the North Gateway Rock area.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Face:
Featured Route For East Face
Snuggles to Fall Crack 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO
: Colorado Springs
: ... : East Face
This route is located on the east face of the south end of North Gateway Rock. Scramble 40 feet up steps and large holds to a large ledge below an obtuse, right-facing corner with a couple pins (Snuggles). Most parties rope up here.Snuggles: Climb the nice hand crack that arches out right towards its top past a couple pins to a large ledge with two pins. Gear from 3/4" to 2". (5.8 - 50 feet).Fall Crack: Continue up the off-width off the left side of the ledge for about 10 feet to a piton on th...[more] Browse More Classics in CO