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Sunset Flatironette

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Sunset Flatironette Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Apr 4, 2002
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Upper ridge taken from the west.

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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

Climbing Season

For the North area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Sunset Flatironette

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sunset Flatironette:
South Ridge [better known as Chase the Sun]   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad   
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Featured Route For Sunset Flatironette
Rock Climbing Photo: George Bell in a no-hands rest at the crux of Pack...

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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