Tim raps off the Watch Crystal on a sunny afternoo...
Hike up the trail, when trail forks go right to get to Simians, and go left to get to the pico area.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
23 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Watch Crystal:
Durangutan 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 200'
Picto Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Evolution 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
The Kong Route 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 250'
Power Glide 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Hidden Gem 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For Watch Crystal
Double Exposure Direct 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
: ... : Watch Crystal
Begin on a shared start with "Dogs of Doom". Solo up to the high first bolt (this is the "R" bit) and then begin the exciting, footwork-intensive face climbing sequence on solid edges, sloping sidepulls, and classic crimps until and awkward mantle. There is a small crack here for... maybe a green Alien? Move into more exciting face climbing that links into the upper portion of Double Exposure. It has great movement and great rock; this does not get the traffic it deserve...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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BETA PHOTO: Watch Crystal wall from the North.
BETA PHOTO: Picto beta: Bolted anchor to the FAR left atop &qu...