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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Other areas:
Mother's Day 5.8 Trad, TR, 1 pitch
Organ Pipe Spire 5.8+ C1 PG13 Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 210 feet, Grade II
Rainbow Tower 5.9 C1+ Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 220 feet, Grade III
The Weird Fun 5.10 PG13 Trad, 3 pitches, 250 feet, Grade II
Irishman's Temple - "The Cleansing" 5.10 A2 R Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 300 feet, Grade III
Pipe Dream 5.11+ Trad, 5 pitches, 320 feet, Grade III
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Irishman's Temple - "The Cleansing" 5.10 A2 R CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Other areas
Eyeballed up as an all free line on good rock, I finally had the stones to have a go at her last spring. Several attempts over two seasons trundling big rocks and working free moves materialized a sweet line that someday somone with the right stuff will free. Two long pitches seperated by killer ledges, and a short third to the summit. P1:Climb a scary looking chimney with good pro (looks much worse than it really is) to a pleasant and a gradually widening fingers to fist crack -5.9. When th...[more] Browse More Classics in CO