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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: 39.00369, -108.18007 View Map  Incorrect?
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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 30-60 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

62 Total Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',10],['5.9',11],['5.10',23],['5.11',13],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Land's End Area:
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
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
Brown Chicken Brown Cow   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Babies Have Rabies   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Paleosol Wall
German on 2nd   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Sign of Abundance   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
Paleoflow   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Paleosol Wall
Aggressive Posturing   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Paleosol Wall
Web of Life   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
Mass Wasting   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   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
New Minds   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Beyond Civilization Wall
Death Metal Camel   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Land's End Wall
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Featured Route For Land's End Area
Looking up the crux of the route.

Another Story 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Beyond Civilization Wall
This route tackles a low bulge to some delicate moves ending with a jug and passing a roof to a pocketed headwall. It has great movement on good rock. There is a hollow sounding block in the roof that is solid for now. A shoulder length sling recommended for 1st bolt. If you blow the crux moves between the 1st and 2nd bolts, you will hit the ground. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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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 Brad 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!