Gary Jenkins just above the crux - note the hikin...
This is a reorganizational entry (thanks to Micah
) to help facilitate the L->R sorting, because it "really doesn't make sense when you are going pretty much around an entire rock." This subarea will include routes from the East Side.
Park on the east side of the formation or the main parking area. From the main parking area, walk past North Gateway Rock to South Gateway just across the paved trail. Hike up established trails to get to your route.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Side:
Cocaine 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch
Candyman 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Rocket Fuel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
The Deal 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For East Side
Mighty Thor 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CO
: Colorado Springs
: ... : East Side
This route is located on the east side of South Gateway Rock on the Drug Wall. The fastest way to get there is to park at the main parking area on the north side of the loop. Mighty Thor will be on the left side of the cement path just before you get to the Twin Spires formation. The route follows the seam to the left of the blocky roofs that make up Crescent Corner.The climb follows the seam for a ways then moves to the face with a reaching crux move. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO