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East Face

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Max's Mayhem T 
Parking Lot Corners T 
Plus Four Crack, The T,TR 
Snuggles to Fall Crack T 

East Face Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,065'
Location: 38.88025, -104.88088 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Nov 7, 2011


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Clayton MacBride climbing Snuggles. Photo: Blake ...

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  • Description 

    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.

    Getting There 

    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

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Face:
    Snuggles to Fall Crack   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in East Face

    Featured Route For East Face
    Rock Climbing Photo: The obvious long, wide, and steep crack is Max's M...

    Max's Mayhem 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  CO : Colorado Springs : ... : East Face
    This is a classic pitch located on the East Face of North Gateway, at the South end of the formation just left of Snuggles/Fall Crack. Start in the same place as Snuggles, and make a somewhat spicey traverse left to the bottom of the crack with no pro. The height of the route is given when starting from the very bottom, as opposed to moving the belay up to the base of the crack, which is not recommended.Climb the first 30 feet or so of steep, angling, hand jams with good pro. Enter the offwid...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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