Gold Star Canyon
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Looking West from the east side of the canyon.
From Broadway, take a left at South Broadway and follow that until it begins to parallel the National Monument cliff band. There is a pulloff on the left and a hiking trail that crosses the drainage and goes up the right side of drainage. At the top, you can tie into the Monument trail and get to Tiara Rado. Keep walking straight to access the climbs.
A small cul-de-sac of a canyon that is easily accessed from the Gold Star Parking area for hikers. Only a few routes are up here and little is known about the first ascentionists.
Weather station 0.1 miles from here
7 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Cirqus Voltaire 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
: Grand Junction Area
: ... : Gold Star Canyon
This is a classic route, maybe not "Get A Life" but definitely in the upper tier of Momument 5.11s. It has lots of Indian Creek style splitters and some true desert flavor to keep things exciting. P1. Start immediately right of a right-facing corner in the lower left side of the huge cleft. Climb on thin gear and thought provoking 5.9 to the sandy ledge. Work you way up & around some large loose plates (5.6) to the nice splitter above and on to a nice ledge. 5.10-, +/- 100'.P2. F...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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