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Willow Lake  


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Elevation: 11,600'
Location: 37.9945, -105.6066 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: George Barnes on Apr 12, 2008
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Description 

• Mostly sport, trad, bouldering, mix, what?
o Ice!

• What type of rock is it? Hard on the hands? crumbly?
o Ice-covered, Sangre conglomerate.

• Camping opportunities?
o Many sites available at the South Crestone / Willow Lake TH.

• Access Fees?
o $3.50/gallon to get there.

• Places to buy beer?
o Don’t miss Amica's, the brewery in Salida (try the IPA).

• Classic Routes?
o The big waterfall at the end of the lake.

• Do most routes descend off the crag a certain way? If so, what's the descent route?
o Walk off via climber's left.

• Any access issues?
o Long approach?

Getting There 

From the town of Crestone, follow signs for the South Crestone/Willow Lake TH.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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