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Owl Prow 


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Description 

This unique crag has a tunnel blasted through the base of the cliff. It is home to a few overhanging 5.11 routes.

Routes from left to right:

A. Owl Juju, 11a, 6 bolts. Dihedral and crack on left side.
B. Owl on the Prowl, 11, 7 bolts. Bulging prow. Excellent route.
C. Linking Logs, 11d, 7 bolts. Overhanging face, traverse, and overhang just left of tunnel. Excellent.
D. Ground Zero, 11b, 5 bolts. Right of tunnel. Two cruxes.
AD. Up Shit Creek 11c, 6 bolts plus cams. Rising traverse linking Owl Juju with Ground Zero.


Getting There 

Head left on the aqueduct trail. You'll see the crag and the tunnel in a minute or two.


4 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Owl Prow:
Owl On The Prowl   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Ground Zero   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   
Linking Logs   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Jim Garber cranking the first crux move on Ground Zero.

Ground Zero 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII E4 6a  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Owl Prow
This route is located on the Owl Prow, which is before, and on the left when approaching Surprising Crag. There is a tunnel blasted through the rock, and this route climbs a section of cliff that was blasted and therefore gets a "chipped" classification.Start on the far right side of the crag, this is the last route on the right side of the tunnel. Sustained climbing with several mid-5.11 moves up overhanging rock leads to an anchor with two bolts.......[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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