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Sunset Flatironette

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Sunset Flatironette  


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Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Apr 4, 2002
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Description 

The summit of this obscure rock is located some hundred feet West from the summit of the First Flatiron. It has at least a couple of routes described by Roach.

Getting There 

From the summit, this Flatironette drops South some 600 feet to the canyon between the Second and the Third Flatiron. To reach its base hike to the base of the Second Flatiron and hike up the south of it, once you have cleared the Second hike North West until you reach the base

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Weather station 2.5 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Sunset Flatironette:
South Ridge [better known as Chase the Sun]   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad   
Disinclination   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Sunset Flatironette
George Bell in a no-hands rest at the crux of Pack Rat, Sunset Flatironette.  Photo by Warren Teissier.

Pack Rat 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CO : Flatirons : ... : Sunset Flatironette
This route 70 foot route climbs the severely overhanging West face at the only possible weakness on the wall. It follows a slot/dihedral that starts some 30 feet south of the North West corner of the rock. The start is best reached by following the trail between the First and Second all the way up and skirting around the North side of the Sunset Flatiron. It is a nice extra credit after completing routes on either of the First or Second Flatirons.Start at the base of the slot and climb past thre...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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