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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.
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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Side of the Canyon:
Stone Free WI5+ Ice, 1 pitch, 115'
Ice Palace WI5-6 Ice, 1 pitch, 115'
Soul On Ice WI5+ Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 115'
Final Curtain WI4-5 Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 80'
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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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