The South Pillar is on the far left side of Sleeping Beauty. There are one pure sport routes here (Black Rain); the rest of the routes require gear. All routes have two-bolt anchors at the top.
Hike the trail along the base of Sleeping Beauty to a series of vegetated ledges on the left side. After the scramble up to the left edge of Ledge 2, walk left a short distance and step up onto some blocks. Cut back right past the right side of a horizontal dead tree to a nice alcove with a large tree.
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Sleeping Beauty Girdle 5.10a Trad, 3 pitches, 420 feet
Black Rain 5.10b Sport, 1 pitch, 115 feet
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Black Rain 5.10b CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : South Pillar
Black Rain is just to the right of Jungle of Stone , and shares the first bolt with that route. It follows a prominent black water streak.Approach: From the upper end of the parking area across from the Boulderado, find some large boulders that practically span the creek. There is a large tree stump on the opposite side of the creek by these boulders. Wade the creek (or walk across the boulders in the fall) to the tree stump, and find a trail angling right up the talus, heading t...[more] Browse More Classics in CO