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Upper Smoking Section Rock Climbing 

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Getting There 

continue on the horse trail a little past the lower smoking section. above the draw and a small hill directly below upper smoking section, a cairned 'trail', leads you to the base.

Climbing Season

For the Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Campground area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

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Sweet Cigarillo 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CO : South Platte : ... : Upper Smoking Section
A fun, classy and moderate 2 pitch outing up the center of the Upper Smoking Section Formation.P1. 5.8 120'. Wander up the slab on friction climbing past some interesting features. Use some shoulder length slings on the bolts in the middle of the pitch to alleviate some of the drag. Pull on to a ledge with two rap bolts by a small, pathetic, burned tree. However, move the belay left on the ledge/ramp to the base of a grunge filled crack. One bolt to supplement gear for a belay. I managed ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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