Graduate School Rock Climbing
This is a subarea created for better organization. It will include routes in the Graduate School area. Obviously, with an ice park, the routes will vary with spigot proliferation.
For the time being, these routes will include: (someone needs to help provide a list of routes here. I don't think I have a complete list of routes for this area.)
This area was created in 2004-5 for the increasing need for terrain for the lower end difficulty of the ice climber, but there is room to play with mixed terrain, too.
For the newcomer, this area may be challenging to figure out from above.
Hike up or drive up to the parking area. From the upper bridge area, you may be able to hike upstream from the upper end of the School Room area or you may follow the signs upstream towards the South Park.
To access the top for toproping: The signs for the Graduate School area go off and to the left along with the New Funtier area. You take a left once you approach the cliff edge.
Climbing Season For the Uncompahgre Gorge aka Ouray Ice Park area.
Weather station 0.4 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Graduate School
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This may or may not be an 'established' or named route, but it's kinda hard to tell in the Graduate School area, especially from the bottom. Counting down the routes listed on the Park's map, it appears this line might be the one called "Research." If my description isn't a legitimate line, let me know and I'll fix or nix the whole thing.We started up from the river just right of a rock buttress. The easiest line starts up a slab, skirts the left side of a bulge, ascends a short, chandelier s...[more] Browse More Classics in CO