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Southwest Face / Finger Face

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No Ethics Required 
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Upper Finger Direct 
Upper Finger Traverse 
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Southwest Face / Finger Face 

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Elevation: 6,045'
Lat, Long: 38.87889, -104.88096 Map Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Nov 7, 2011
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  • Description 

    This is an organizational entry to help with L->R sorting that would not otherwise work for this crag. These are routes that ascend above the Tourist Gully (a low angle ramp starting at the south end of North Gateway Rock) and are above the right end of the West Face.

    These include routes from Seam Wall to Psychedelic Grandma / Bad But Harry.

    Getting There 

    Park at the North Main Parking Lot and walk around the south end of North Gateway Rock to get to the Tourist Gully ramp. Carefully ascend 3rd class terrain (which can get sandy) to access these routes. There are some large eyebolts along the ramp that facilitate belaying more safely.

    12 Total Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southwest Face / Finger Face:
    Lower Finger Traverse   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch   
    Finger Ramp   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Tidrick's   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 190'   
    No Ethics Required   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
    Lower Finger Direct   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b X     TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
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    Featured Route For Southwest Face / Finger Face
    Brian Wandzilak is a study in determination on Lower Finger Traverse.

    Lower Finger Traverse 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  CO : Colorado Springs : ... : Southwest Face / Finger Fac...
    This is a devious 5.7. Climb up the Tourist Gully to an eyebolt just below the level of the Finger alcove and belay here. Make an interesting traverse straight right to the alcove, and its bolted belay, passing 3 bolts along the way.Rap from the chain anchor in the alcove or continue on Upper Finger Traverse (5.9)....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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