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Ben Kiessel climbing the shallow holes on pitch th...
There are many other areas in the monument with climbs that might be best categorized as "other areas." These include Airport Tower
, Crack of Noon Tower
, Dirty Old Man Tower
, Roadside Crags, Devil's Canyon, Fruita Canyon, Wedding Canyon (though you have a couple routes from this area already - Fast Draw, Medicine Man), Hueco Buttress, Super Crack Buttress, and Terra Tower. There are many routes to add but do not match the rocks listed as options for Colorado N. Monument. Some of these are excellent in quality.
Colorado N. Monument other routes are scattered in the monument. From Grand Junction follow the signs to the monument to the South. Many of these are accessed via the Rim Rock Drive or via Colo. Hwy. 340.
Weather station 0.1 miles from here
10 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Other areas:
Rainbow Tower 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
C1+ Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 220'
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Organ Pipe Spire - The Weird Fun 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
: Grand Junction Area
: ... : Other areas
This was a new addition to Organ Pipe Spire, done in the fall of 2009. Eyeball it up from the Rim above Sentinel Spire. Scramble up to the gap separating The Pipe Organ and The Organ Pipe (this is also the start of two other routes on these two formations) routes. There are three crack systems on this face. Move over to the third one on the climbers left and salivate at the base of an ugly chinmey.P1: Grovel, thrutch, and dust your way up the vertical garbage chute above. Work you way up th...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
By Skyeler Congdon
From: his van
Mar 12, 2011
At what point would it be better to start adding a little more clarity to the "other areas" section? As someone who has routinely gotten the names/locations of towers confused, I would really appreciate it. At the very least, there could be a section for No Thoroughfare Canyon. I would add it, but I have gotten some flak for not knowing what I'm talking about in CNM.
By Jesse Zacher
From: Grand Junction, Co
Mar 12, 2011
I will work on creating a way to separate the monument into maybe three section based on location. Confusion is partly how the monument works on you though. Hah.