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North Quarry / Pinnacle Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Boobalaty T,TR 
Boobalaty (variation) T,TR 
Burly Man T 
Catching the Quarry S 
Chimney T,TR 
Chossdergarten T 
Corruption  S 
Crack TR 
Cracking Up T,S 
Girly Man S 
Hardly Huge Hanger Holes High Overhead (aka Homemade) S,TR 
Pinnacles Face T 
Rubble Rouser T 
Rusty, Small Hole Hanger Route S 
Unknown by Burly Man T 
Wide Pride T 

North Quarry / Pinnacle Area  


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Description 

This entry includes west-facing cliffs much like the bulk of the North Table Mountain routes. These cliffs are to the west of the actual quarry and to the north of the more popular parts of North Table.

Getting There 

Turn east off of CO-93 onto Pine Ridge Road, then turn left at Wyoming Circle. There is a parking lot here for the north trailhead. Follow the trail up to the base of the cliffs.

L->R: 

A. Hardly Huge Hanger Holes High Overhead (aka Homemade), 10, 1p, 40', bolts.
B1. Mandolin Wind, 12, 1p, bolts.
B2. Mandolin Wind variation, 12, 1p, bolts.
C. Wide Pride, 9, 1p, gear.
D. Wayne's Route, 12, 1p, bolts.
E1. Corruption , 13-, 1p, 50', bolts.
E2. Girly Man, 12, 1p, 60', bolts.
E3. Catching the Quarry, 11-, 1p, bolts.
F1. Boobalaty, 8, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
F2. Boobalaty (variation), 8, 1p, 50', gear or TR.
G. Cracking Up, 11, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
H. Rubble Rouser, ?, 1p, gear.
I. Burly Man, 11-, 1p, 50', gear.
J. Unknown by Burly Man, 11, 1p, 50', bolts & gear.
K. Rusty, Small Hole Hanger Route, 10 PG-13, 1p, 60', bolts +/- gear.
L. Crack, 8 R, 1p, 60', gear? or TR.
M. Chimney, 7-8, 1p, 60', gear or TR.
N. ?, 1p, bolts & gear.

Pinnacle

Chossdergarten, 8 R, 1p, 40', gear.
NE face, 3, 1p, 35', gear.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.9 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',5],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 North Quarry / Pinnacle Area:
Wide Pride   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Hardly Huge Hanger Holes High Overhead (aka Homemade)   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 40'   
Burly Man   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Catching the Quarry   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cracking Up   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Unknown by Burly Man   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For North Quarry / Pinnacle Area
Just above the starting moves.

Cracking Up 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CO : Golden : ... : North Quarry / Pinnacle Are...
This route does not look very good at first glance, but hidden in the lichen are some horizontal edges and good crimp holds. The first few moves, protected by gear, are difficult, and in some suspect rock. The hardest climbing is near the first bolt. I went with the guidebook rating for this one, but it felt easier than 11b. It is hard 5.10 in my opinion....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Checking out the top of the pinnacle.
Checking out the top of the pinnacle.
Anyone know what this route is? <br /> <br />It had some bolt anchors & felt 5.7 or 5.8.
Anyone know what this route is?

It had some bolt ...
This is just left of the start,  might not want to fall on this....
BETA PHOTO: This is just left of the start, might not want to...
Anyone know what this route is? <br /> <br />It had some bolt anchors & felt 5.8.
Anyone know what this route is?

It had some bolt ...
Someone set up a tyrolean (or slack line) between the pinnacle and the rock.
Someone set up a tyrolean (or slack line) between ...

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