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The Clock Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 39.9723, -105.4635 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Clock Tower is the second most popular crag at the Sport Park, after Surprising Crag. It gets morning shade, making it a good choice for a hot day. It has a number of fun routes, mostly in the 5.10 to 5.11 range, although there are a few 5.9s.

It's divided into two areas: the left side of the crag is the Chicken Wall. It has a number of fun 5.10 routes. The right side of the crag is the Upper Wall. It has some harder routes in the 5.11 and 5.12 range.

Getting There 

Take a right when you get to the aqueduct trail; shortly after take a trail up left to the crag. You'll come up to the crag at the Chicken Wall, near the route Daddy Blocker.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.1 miles from here

24 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',6],['5.11',8],['5.12',7],['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',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Clock Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Clock Tower:
Rubber Chicken   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Chicken Wall
The Big Dipper   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Chicken Lips   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   Chicken Wall
Butt Luscious   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Go Dog Go   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Upper Wall
No Doze   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, Chipped, 1 pitch   Upper Wall
Salad Shooter   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Upper Wall
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Featured Route For The Clock Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: The start with the bolt that is clip-able from the...

Mother Goose 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Upper Wall
Located on the Upper Wall of the Clock Tower, this route is the 2nd route from the far right side of the face. The first bolt will be obvious as it is almost on the ground, but could come in handy. A bouldery start, leading to a mantle brings you to the PG-13 part. If you are short, (under 5'9") clipping the 3rd bolt will require you to make an extra move and would indeed be a groundfall. Be careful. The upper face is a jug haul as stated in the guidebook. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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