This is a reorganizational entry (thanks to Micah) to help facilitate the L->R sorting, because it "really doesn't make sense when you are going pretty much around an entire rock." This subarea will include routes from the West side.
Park to the west of the formation. Hike up established trails to your route.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Side:
West Point Crack 5.8 R Trad, 3 pitches
Credibility Gap 5.9+ Sport, 2 pitches
Kor's Korner 5.12a/b Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200 feet
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Credibility Gap 5.9+ CO : Colorado Springs : ... : West Side
The route begins behind a large boulder about 70' to the right of West Point Crack. The first piton if reached by getting between the boulder and South Gateway Rock and climbing up and left on a steep ramp. From there, follow the obvious line where the white and red sandstone meet and form a crack/edge. This leads to a face climb protected by 4 pins straight up to double anchors. Rap from the anchors or continue up the second pitch.I have never done the second pitch, but it is ra...[more] Browse More Classics in CO