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Character: 

All climbs are on the east side of the the canyon.
That means a.m. shade with p.m. sun.

Conditions
Winter: Cold
Spring: Seeps, but will dry out some with sun.
Summer: Shade until early afternoon.
Fall: Like Summer, but not as hot.

There is now a Porta-potty at the Feline parking lot. Thank You, City of Rifle!


Getting There 

Drive into RMP and locate the Koper's/ Ice Caves trail/ Wasteland parking lot on the left, just past the small bridge.
Continue for 0.3 mile to the Feline parking lot on the left at the bend in the road.
There is room for about 8 cars here.
Please park head in only.

CAUTION: Cars sometime speed up and down this section of the Canyon!

Access:
There are two sections to this area.

G3 Left Side:
Park and hike downstream 30 seconds and locate a flat stone stepped trail on your left.
This trail meets the wall at the climb Sheehan.

G3 Main Wall:
Park and hike downstream 60 seconds and locate a stone stepped trail on your left that leads up to the main wall.

Climbs are listed left to right

Sheehan .9+
T-Mac .9+
My Guitar wants to kill your Momma .9+
Satch .12a
Malmsteen .10c
Vai .11b

ENJOY!


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for G3:
Malmsteen   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Vai   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Satch   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Contemplating the next moves on the virgin stone of Satch, '06.

Satch 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a  CO : Rifle Mountain Park : G3
This may be closer to .12-Begin the climb moving up and then right along a hand and then fingery crack to awkward moves to the first clip or straight up past the crack on good but harder moves for a better full value to clip 1. Crimp and finesse your way up on smaller fingery holds with some tricky hard feet to a stance at clip 4.Move slighty left and then up on a fairly good up-ward right trending rail to a few cruxy and then really reachy holds to a rest stance near clip 6.Go pretty m...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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G3 on right & Feline Parking lot on left.
G3 on right & Feline Parking lot on left.
G3 Left side.
G3 Left side.
G3 main from Feline parking lot.
G3 main from Feline parking lot.
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