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Purple Cliffs

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Purple Cliffs 

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Location: 37.2234, -107.8713 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Matthias Holladay on Jun 12, 2009
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Lots of potential....


Friable cliff band with a purple hue. Huge potential for those willing to do some cleaning.

Getting There 

From Carbon Junction, take La Posta Road. Park in any of the pull-outs below the cliffs. Twenty minutes will take one to the cliff's base.

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By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Jun 18, 2009

Comparatively speaking, the yellowish rock on the right side of the cliff band is of a less friable nature.

By smassey
From: CO
Jul 6, 2009

Good to know you're still at work ferreting out the chossiest climbable rock in the Dgo area. I would love to hear if anyone actually repeats this. BTW, Julia's Outcrop in b'ham is quite good.