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This is the strata of rock that lies just to the north of pear-shaped Pulpit Rock. It is a wide, slabby expanse of rock. It has ascending gullies just behind it from the east and from the west. At its shortest, it is less than a rope length just behind Pulpit Rock. At its tallest, it is over 60m tall. Its right side has seen a bit of sport climbing development on a near vertical bit of rock. Overall, its face consists of discontinuous cracks separated by a decent amount of slab.
From the McGraw Ranch / Cow Creek Canyon trailhead, hike to the east side of the barn and find the cairned trail to the base of Pulpit Rock. Once at its base, angle up and left.
This crag appears to be on Comanche Wilderness land, so power drills are not allowed. Also, they prefer camoflauged hangers.
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This is the leftmost of the 4 sport climbs put in late 2012 on the far right side of the 1st Pew. It ascends a blunt arete just left of a crack/shallow dihedral.Face climb up on good edges. After the 3rd bolt (which seems to have been removed as of 5/14/13), place a cam or two in the crack. You can move slightly right with your feet (probably easier) or face climb on the left (probably harder) to gain some bigger knobs again. Continue up to a 2 bolt anchor (1 Fixe ring anchor and 1 Fixe hang...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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