This is a separate area from The Main Pinecliffe Crag. It was developed by Kirk Miller and friends. It is ~1/4 mile East of Pinecliffe on top of a hill.
This is a 1/4 mile East of Pinecliffe (top of the hill). There is a parking area with a larger rock outcropping (North side of road). Park here, there area only about 6-8 parking spots. There is a deep slot splitting 2 rock outcropings, this slot heads down to the river and ultimately the main climbing area at Pinecliffe along the train tracks. This is right after heading down toward the river, on the right side (West-facing). There are 2 bolted routes, Can You Dig It?, 10+, is the first bolted route, and it is right of John Shaft, 12a.
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Choo Choo Charley 5.7 Sport, 1 pitch, 50 feet
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Can You Dig It? 5.10+ Sport, 1 pitch, 70 feet
John Shaft 5.12a Sport, 1 pitch, 70 feet
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Can You Dig It? 5.10+ CO : Pinecliffe : Shaft
There are great holds through the first roof. The route becomes easier. At second roof, there is slightly harder crimping. The route backs off to easy 5th Class. The third roof has harder crimping.There are a total of ten bolts, with 2 chain anchors. The anchors easily are reached from the top of the crag, so a TR is possible without leading....[more] Browse More Classics in CO