The Ranch Hand Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||39.5173, -105.3989 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Mike Morin on Oct 12, 2012|
BETA PHOTO: Staunton Rocks.
The Ranch Hand offers featured granite following incipient cracks for two to three pitches of climbing. The descent is via a moderate downclimb and walk-off on the north side of the formation.
The closure on Ranch Hand has been lifted.
Follow the Climber Access trail as described on the Staunton Rocks page. From the Meadow Dome, head west. Go past the Bombardier Dome and the Whistle Pig, and look for the obvious large dome on your right.
Climbing Season For the Staunton Rocks area.
Weather station 9.1 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Ranch Hand
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Ranch Hand:
Marmot Man 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 205'
Featured Route For The Ranch Hand
Marmot Man 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO
: South Platte
: ... : The Ranch Hand
This is a line just to the right of Lasso The Longhorn. It may have been climbed previously. If so, let me know and I can update the name and FA info. It was visually more appealing than the first pitch of Lasso The Longhorn, and it was fairly clean.P1. Climb a left-angling crack off a ledge above a slab on the right side of Ranch Hand Dome. The crack gets easier to protect as you go higher. Pleasant knobs keep the difficulty low. After you secure some protection ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
BETA PHOTO: The Ranch Hand on the right, Park View Dome on the...
Summit of The Ranch Hand looking SE. The Dungeon i...
BETA PHOTO: This is the slightly exposed walk off for the Ranc...