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Owl Prow  


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Location: 39.9728, -105.4636 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.1 miles from here

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- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Ground Zero   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   
Linking Logs   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Owl Prow
Jim Garber setting up for the crux 11d traverse on Linking Logs.

Linking Logs 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Owl Prow
A sustained and challenging route. Start just left of the tunnel. Work up and left past the first bolt, and continue up the face to a stance below an angling, guano-covered crack. Traverse right on thin holds (crux) and continue up past an overhang. A final hard moves gets you to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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