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Lightner Creek

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Lightner Creek Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.31, -107.9432 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Taylor Carrillo on Jan 14, 2013  with updates from rachelk411 and 1 more
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This area has sandstone along County Road 207/208.

Getting There 

Take County Road 207, stay right to CR 208 NW.

Per rachelk411: drive West on 160 out of town for about 3.5 miles. Turn right on Lightner Creek Rd, and drive 1.1 to 208 (dirt road). Tke a right on 208. All the bouldering is located on this road. The mileage starts at the cluster of mail boxes and 208 sign.

Climbing Season

For the Durango area.

Weather station 3.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering problem at Lightner Creek.
Bouldering problem at Lightner Creek.

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By William Mondragon
Aug 8, 2013
Gee... Glad you took the time to list this "andstone" area & the 2 problems you think you did the first ascent of.... Classic....
By Justin Laursen
From: Durango, CO
May 28, 2015
Does anyone have any updated or more extensive beta for this area? I know there's some info on, but it seems like a lot has been developed since 2011. Anything would be awesome!
By Justin Laursen
From: Durango, CO
Jun 7, 2016
Does anyone have any information on the cliffs above the boulders in Lightner Creek? I know they seem short, but they also appear to have parallel cracks running up and down them.

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