Erik on steep, limey stone.
This is named for the obvious, large roof that looms over this section of the wall. This area has mostly 5.12 - 5.13s. It has one of the highest concentrations of difficult routes in Durango.
Follow the approach trail into the canyon. Hike past the Canyon Entrance
area, and look for the very obvious, large roof.
Climbing Season For the Cascade Canyon area.
Weather station 0.8 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Roof Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Roof Area:
A Gentlehoe 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
La Cantina 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
El Rancho 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 55'
Huffy 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Buffy 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
El Jefe 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Roof Area
Sweatpants in Public 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a CO
: ... : Roof Area
Sweatpants is a big, steep monster of a route climbing out the center of the Roof Wall on the best section of stone (with one 8 foot section of junk). The first portion of the route is characterized by hard boulder problems separated by easier climbing with a the hardest guarding a big rest at the 50 foot mark. From here, the route gets much steeper, and it's a thuggy, 20 foot power endurance race to the chains.Sweatpants will also test one's powers of beta memory and technical trickery....[more] Browse More Classics in CO