The Citadel Rock Climbing
A prominent pair of towers on the ridge south of Cedar Creek.
You can follow cairns heading south up the ridge from the Palace Pages or a trail heading east from Vatoville.
Note, there are rattlesnakes here.
Weather station 7.3 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Citadel
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Citadel:
Citadel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 95'
Featured Route For The Citadel
Citadel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CO
: Fort Collins
: ... : The Citadel
This is a good route with fun moves. Start with feet on the broken/crumbly base of the tower (foot holds might break off). If you start closer to A Dazed Work, then its a little easier and the rock seems a bit more solid (make sure you traverse right after). The first clip is somewhat taxing (stick clip isnt a bad idea if this is your limit). The rest of the route is very well bolted. The crux comes about 25 feet off the ground when moving over the obvious bulge using the crack....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
Aug 30, 2009
Heads up, I saw a baby rattler up here yesterday.