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Land's End Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 39.00369, -108.18007 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Alex Garhart on Jul 3, 2012
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Description 

The Land's End Area encompasses the western edge of the Palisade Lobe. There are several climbable buttresses in the area that range in height from 30-80 feet. The rock is high quality, featured basalt.

Getting There 

From Grand Junction drive south on US Highway 50 for ~13 miles and turn east (left) onto Kannah Creek Road. Stay on the main road following the signs to Land's End for ~18 miles. Drive time is ~1 hour.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

82 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',16],['3 Stars',38],['2 Stars',25],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',12],['5.9',13],['5.10',34],['5.11',18],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Land's End Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Land's End Area:
Rapa Nui   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
3rd Dimension   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
Diagenesis   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Paleosol Wall
Pull the Trigger   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
German on 2nd   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Babies Have Rabies   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Paleosol Wall
Brown Chicken Brown Cow   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Aggressive Posturing   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Paleoflow   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Paleosol Wall
Flat Rock Flight   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Mass Wasting   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Paleosol Wall
Jungle Gym   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Vesicle Joyride   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Paleosol Wall
Topographic Reversal   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Paleosol Wall
Tribal Wisdom    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
New Vision   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Land's End Area

Featured Route For Land's End Area
Rock Climbing Photo: The route.

Soul Reaver 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Misspent Youth Wall
Begin with stemming and compression in a corner up to a hand jam and then an overhanging V-slot roof. Pass the roof with a gnarly kneebar and the climbing eases above....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of Land's End Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The walls viewed from Land's End Road.
BETA PHOTO: The walls viewed from Land's End Road.

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By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Jul 3, 2012
I knew there had to be some good basalt up there! Nice work!
By Alex Garhart
Jul 3, 2012
Thanks, BJ! All the work you guys did up at The Narrows helped inspire the development of this area. Cheers.
By BJ Sbarra
From: Carbondale, CO
Jul 4, 2012
Oh man, I hope for your sake it wasn't nearly THAT chossy!!!
By Alex Garhart
Jul 17, 2012
Ha! The rock is shockingly bomber up there.
By Alex Garhart
Jun 2, 2014
Here's the Forest Service link for road closure information: fs.usda.gov/detail/gmug/alerts...
By Bradley Mark Edwards
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, CO
Jun 28, 2014
Just checked this place out for the first time today. Freaking awesome. Well done and thank you, Alex!

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