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Lion's Den

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Gray Panther T,TR 
Lion's Den T 
Simba T,TR 
Skin and Bones T,TR 
Tall Talking Midget S 

Lion's Den  


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Submitted By: Ron Olsen on Jan 30, 2003
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Description 

The Lion's Den is located eight miles up Boulder Canyon just past Boulder Falls. Park at the pullout on the right at tne obvious mine shaft. The cliffs offers about five routes that are mostly crack climbs and one sport route. The climbs are short and face south.

L->R:

A. Gray Panther, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
B. Simba, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
C. Tall Talking Midget, 1p, 40', bolts.
D. Skin and Bones, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
E. Lion's Den, 1p, 35', gear.

Getting There 

This crag is located up and right from the mine just off the north side of the road. It is right of Mind Shift. Its base is on a sloping ledge.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]


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Gray Panther 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Boulder Canyon : Lion's Den
This is a slightly overhanging hand and finger crack. The crux is at the top near the end. Like other routes at this crag, it felt harder than the rating in the D'Antonio guidebook. The exit moves felt about 10d-11a with a poor handcrack. The crack below the top is fun. The slight overhanging nature of the route increases its difficulty....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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