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'
Buffy 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Huffy 5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
El Jefe 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Roof Area
El Rancho 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c CO
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Peanuts, sticky floors, cheep beers, and girls looking to make bad decisions. You'd be hard pressed to find a climber in DGO who hasn't had a night of fun and fornication at this classic dive bar.With no defined crux and zero fluff climbing, this route comes down to pure endurance. Expect big, thuggy moves on mostly good holds with little opportunity for rest. Begin by squeezing your way out the prominent arete feature. Fight your way into the underclings in the roof and transition onto the beau...[more] Browse More Classics in CO