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The Quarry

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5.8 My Ass T 
Alien Heads T 
Chockstone Chimney T 
Crossed Fingers T 
Dig the Groove T 
Event Horizon S 
For Better or Worse T 
Glenfiddich T,S 
Hang'n Ten on the Wall of Glen T 
No Pressure S 
Not Even T 
Piece of the Action T 
Practice Roof T 
Pulp Friction S 
River Dance T,S 
Rodeo, The S 
Sidewinder T 
Slippery Nipple T,S 
Smashing T 
Undertow T 
Waffle, The T 

The Quarry 


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Submitted By: Richard M. Wright on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

The Quarry is a South facing crag with routes 270 degrees around it. On the West side and up the hill is the West facing Waffle Wall, which seques into the Quarry wall on the South face. To the right and facing East is the For Real Wall, and further uphill The Solarium and The Cooler. Between the Waffle Wall and the Quarry Wall on the West side is a black streak, our reference point and site of a five bolt 5.12 called "Not Even"


Getting There 

Off the old road and up the first cairned trail lie two major formations. The Quarry is the left of the two, and the trail at the base of the cliffs will take you right to it.


21 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',3],['5.12',2],['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 The Quarry:
Chockstone Chimney   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
5.8 My Ass   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Pulp Friction   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Alien Heads   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   
Crossed Fingers   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Waffle   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dig the Groove   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Piece of the Action   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
Sidewinder   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
No Pressure   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Hang'n Ten on the Wall of Glen   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Slippery Nipple   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch   
Undertow   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Event Horizon   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
The Rodeo   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Pulp Friction follows the obvious black streak.

Pulp Friction 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : South Platte : ... : The Quarry
Follow the line of bolts along the obvious, black, water streak. Excellent climbing on chicken heads and edges will lead you to the anchors. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Quarry Wall.
The Quarry Wall.
More fun at the Quarry Wall.
More fun at the Quarry Wall.
Holds everywhere! Super fun climbing on the Quarry Wall.
Holds everywhere! Super fun climbing on the Quarry...
Anyone know what this climb is? Starts on Undertow (?) jumps up onto the thin slab past bolts, back into the undertow dihedral above and to the two bolt anchor. Either way, Bob is crushing it here.
Anyone know what this climb is? Starts on Undertow...
Quarry Wall and aspen basking in the evening light of Autumn.
Quarry Wall and aspen basking in the evening light...
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