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The Back Forty Rock Climbing 

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RAIN AND WET ROCK The sandstone in Red Rocks is fragile and is very easily damaged when it is wet. MORE INFO >>>


Secluded small wall that gets morning sun/afternoon shade.Routes range from low-angle to steep.

Getting There 

From Ranch Hands Cliff continue up wash a bit until you see obvious northeast facing small cliff up in a gully . Hike up gully aprox. 150' to base. Some easy scrambling up and around rock obstacles.

Climbing Season

For the Calico Basin area.

Weather station 0.2 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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