Greg's Cliff is the first rock you will encounter when hiking into the Ptarmigan Creek Area. Greg's Cliff itself currently has 9 documented routes, ranging from 5.9 to 5.12c. Five of the routes are starred routes, including Baba Fats (5.11a) which is a classic must do climb! The rock is quality granite, and it is usually slightly overhanging. Routes are single pitch, well protected and can be done with one 60 meter rope.
There is a small (2-3 car) gravel pullout on the North side of Hwy 82, 100 feet down hill (west) of mile marker 52 and a blue adopt-a-highway sign.
9 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Greg's Cliff:
Truth Decay 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
5.9 Crack 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
This Way or That 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Baba Fats 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch
A Broad's Side Of A Barn Door 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 35'
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Baba Fats 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CO : Independence Pass : ... : Greg's Cliff
Baba Fats is on the left side of Greg's Cliff. The approach trail will drop you right in front of the route.A classic route! Although there are rests, the route is deceptively overhanging and strenuous. Follow the black streak in the rock, starting at a small slabby section. The climbing is primarily face climbing on horizontal holds. The crux is a long , strenuous section in the middle of the route. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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