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Squat Rock and Sphinx Rock are currently both closed.
From Pine (see area description), take Elk Creek Road West for approximately 0.7 miles to a small parking area (2, maybe 3 cars will fit). Hop boulders across the creek and follow the obvious trail for 5 minutes. It's best to keep following the trail to the point where your route starts as some unpleasant boulder hopping is required if you cut straight to the rock.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Squat Rock:
Slimy Slit 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch
Lichen or Not 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch
Elusive Wapiti 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Kirk's Corner 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch
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Sticky Fingers 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a CO : South Platte : ... : Squat Rock
Just to the right of Slimy Slit is another great hand crack with a little flair in the middle. The first crack peters out and a very old, single bolt appears. If not clipped, moving past this and falling should not produce a ground fall with an attentive belayer and proper protection. However, the ride will be a bit scary. Many have taken a step right and used the crack route, Peter's Out, then back to avoid the bolt. Make it past the bolt to a flared crack that will then move ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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