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West Side of the Canyon
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West Side of the Canyon  


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Description 

The canyon generally runs north-south. Most, if not all, of the ice climbs are on the west side of the canyon, east-facing cliffs.

Getting There 

As you drive into the canyon, the west is on your left hand side. Look up and left as you drive, and you can't miss the climbs. Rejoice in the ultra mega short approach.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.5 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 West Side of the Canyon:
Final Curtain   WI4-5     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 80'   
Ice Palace   WI5-6     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Stone Free   WI5+     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Soul On Ice   WI5+     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
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Photo of Stone Free taken from the road. Climber, ...

Stone Free WI5+  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : West Side of the Canyon
First 50 feet is a detached chandelier pillar, 90 to 95 degree ice for 75 feet with large, free hanging icicles that can make climbing even on top rope a bit dicey. Eases to 85 degrees last 40 feet. Plan on getting dirty at the top setting up rappel/top rope on anchor tree....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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The Ice Palace.
The Ice Palace.

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