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The upper or left section of Redgarden Wall is contained here and includes Lumpe Tower, Middle Tower, and the Hot Spur. It is characterized by generally by somewhat lower-end difficulty routes with more broken rock in sections. Protection and route-finding skills are mandatory here. The routes remain moderate in length but definitely have a pleasant feel of adventure.
To access this section of Redgarden Wall, you should park at the east end of Eldorado Canyon SP, hike uphill briefly, cross the bridge. Here, for routes from Ruper to Super Slab/Doub-Griffith you may choose one of 2 approaches depending on your preference. You can hike either around either the L of the The Whale's Tail or you continue upstream, cross the concrete pad, follow the trail, take the right fork and you arrived nearly at the base of T2. For routes on the west side of Tower One in the vicinity of Vertigo and left, you should take the left fork (see above) and continue around the base of the Pickpocket Wall and catch the Redgarden Trail in the gully between Redgarden Wall and the West Ridge. This is labeled as a climber's access trail. Continue up this trail. Go right at the fork for Kloof Alcove area, ascend railroad tie steps, a small ladder, and find your route. The obvious large chimney a short way above the ladder is West Chimney.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Redgarden - Lumpe to the top:
Swanson Arete 5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a Trad, 3 pitches
Please Close Lid 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 30'
Rewritten 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 6 pitches
Rebuffat's Arete 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 190'
Direct Variation to Zot Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Green Slab-Original Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches, 600'
The Zot Face 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 6 pitches, 500'
Waiting Room 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
The Great Zot 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 5 pitches
The Green Spur 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches
Green Slab Direct 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 4 pitches
Darkness 'til Dawn 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 140'
Green Sleeves 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13 Trad, 4 pitches, 600'
Grandmother's Challenge 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches
Disappearing Act 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 140'
The Grand Course 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches
The Green Hornet 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 190'
Rabbits From Hats 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Silver Raven 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Trad
Paris Girl 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ E6 6c R Sport, 1 pitch
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Silver Raven 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...
This excellent route is just to the right of The Grand Course on the West Ridge of Redgarden. It has two pitches, but it is better to do the first pitch of Silver Raven followed by the 11a pitch of Grand Course. Climb up the chimney on the right for about twenty feet. Place nuts out left from an insecure position and then traverse into the crux. Fire that, then get ready for a burly, awkward section just afterward (llb) to a much appreciated stance. Easier finger j...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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