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The Sanctuary is a new, small wall in Rifle. Right now there are only a few routes, but over the next few seasons there should be 10 or more. Fun climbing with a really long (2 minute) approach. Morning shade.
To get to The Sanctuary, park at the Wasteland and hike passed the Nappy Dugout towards PMT, PMS. Go over the hill, pass King Fisher and continue 100 feet to the wall.
5 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Sanctuary:
Exodus 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
The Enlightened Path 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Genesis 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Conception 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
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Genesis 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a CO : Rifle Mountain Park : The Sanctuary
Climb the steep wall out jugs to a crux pulling over the lip. Then move up to a great rest below the upper face. Traverse underneath the face to a second crux pulling yourself up onto the face. Then climb the cool exposed face to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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