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Red Canyon is the canyon in between Ute & No Thoroughfare. When you are at Cold Shivers Parking lot, you are looking into the South Drainage of Red Canyon.

Getting There 

For the longest time, folks were walking up the drainage from South Camp Rd, but it now appears that there are some access issues with walking the drainages. Top down now seems to be the way. Plan on jugging unless you pick your line very carefully.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.1 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Red Canyon:
Super Crack of the Monument   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Supercrack Buttress
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Indian Creek without the wear and tear from excess...

Super Crack of the Monument 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress
Climb a 15 foot detached pillar before reaching the crack. Start out on thin hands, to perfect hands, to wide hands (majority of the climb is BD #3s), then back to hands near the top. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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