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Section M

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Arioso S 
Blackmore S 
Hazed & Infused S 
Mr. Scary S 
Space for the Papa S 
Vikings S 
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Section M Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: MJM on Jun 15, 2008
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All climbs are on the east side of the the canyon.
That means a.m. shade with p.m. sun.
Short easy to moderately hard routes.

Winter: Cold
Spring: Seeps, but will dry out some with sun.
Summer: Shade until mid afternoon.
Fall: Like Summer, but not as hot.

There is now a Porta-potty at the Feline parking lot. Thank You, City of Rifle!

Getting there 

Drive into RMP and locate the Koper's/ Ice Caves trail/ Wasteland parking lot on the left, just past the small bridge.
Continue for 0.3 mile to the Feline parking lot on the left at the bend in the road.
There is room for about 8 cars here.
Please park head in only.

CAUTION: Cars sometime speed up and down this section of the Canyon!


Park and hike upstream/up canyon for about 60 seconds and locate a somewhat hidden stone-stepped trail under some trees on your right.

Hike up the steps and wind through some boulders by a tree and then continue up wooden steps to a small cave at the base of the wall.

Routes are listed left to right

Space for the Papa .12a
Arioso .11a
Blackmore .10d
Mr. Scary .10c
Vikings .9+
Hazed & Infused .11a


Climbing Season

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Section M

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Section M:
Hazed & Infused   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Hazed & Infused 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CO : Rifle Mountain Park : Section M
This has sustained climbing with good, crimpy holds off the deck to gain clip 1. Move slightly right to the slab and up past clip 2 on positive hands with tricky feet on the usual Rifle pinches, sidepulls, and edges passing several clips with some pretty good rests here and there. Angle slightly right as you move through the last few clips en-route to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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