Most of the way up Satan's Slab, you find a house-...
[This was previously entered as Satan's Slab. Ridge Two, containing Satan's Slab] is the second ridge rising out of Skunk Canyon to the north. Its immense, smooth east face is visible for long distances to the east. [Skunk Canyon from Ridge One's West Face] is closed from February 1 to July 31 most years for raptor nesting.
The climbing on the east face of this rock tends to be thin, unprotected slab climbing, significantly harder than average Flatiron slabmongering. There are some difficult sport climbs on the west face. The quality of the rock is excellent.
Follow the directions to the west side of Stairway to Heaven. To reach climbs on the east face, simply cross the gully and you've arrived. To reach climbs on the west face, you have to get between [Ridge Two] and the Achean Pronouncement, which rises from Skunk Canyon to the south. Stay near the Skunk Canyon creek and find a scrambling route through some boulders between Satan's Slab and the Achean Pronouncement, then proceed west and north under the overhanging west face.
Climbing Season For the Skunk Canyon area.
Weather station 3.2 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
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Purgatory 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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This is a fun and highly recommended 4 pitch route that joins the East Face and Satan's Slab route on the ridge atop the 3rd section of Satan's Slab.Hike up Skunk Canyon and move right into the gully between Ridge 1 (Stairway to Heaven) and Satan's Slab (Ridge Two). Hike up the gully for some 200 yards past the first and second pieces of the slab and find a large flat rock at the base of the third piece.We climbed this route with a 60m rope.P1-...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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