This is a beautiful and mostly undeveloped granite wall. Loose rock and lichen abound, but hopefully with more work a wonderful climbing area will be developed.
The wall is visible from the western end of town, and from the back area of the ski resort. Take the road through the town of Eldora, continue after the road turns to dirt. Take the left turn towards Hessie trailhead. From the Hessie trailhead, hike 1.5 miles to Lost Lake, you will make two lefts towards Lost Lake at posted trail junctions. From Lost Lake campground #3, head East for 0.3 miles on a very faint trail. The cliff will eventually become very obvious.
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The Black Corner 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 CO : Eldora : Eldora Wall
Start and the big ledge which runs along the base of most of the cliff, and below the big black streaked corner. There are two sections of 5.6 R slab climbing on this climb.P(1) 5.9 (5.5 R), Move up on mostly unprotected slab for 40ft 5.5, then move up through the corner for 60ft via liebacks, sidepulls, mantles, and underclings. Belay of the left side of a grassy ledge with aspen trees.P(2) 5.6 R, Move up and then right across a slab to a close to vertical wall with jugs and broken cracks conti...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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