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Winter Warmer Area

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
At Fault for Chattery S 
Basalt and Battery S 
Chossy Achievers T,S 
Crash Test Blondes T 
Electrocuticles S 
F.A.T.A.L. S 
Fenced In T 
Foul Play T 
Franklin's Tower (originally submitted as G-Spot) T 
G-Spot (originally submitted as Power of Tower) T,S 
Gruesome Groove (Pass the Basalt, Please)? S 
Insult and Flattery S 
Klimbink is Verbolten S 
NIMBY T,S 
No Gumbies S 
Polar Sandals S 
POS Dihedral T 
Slot to Trot T,S 
Solar Panel S 
Stickin' It To The Man S 
Ugly Stick S 
Unknown? S 
Wagoner's Way T 
Winter Warmer S 

Winter Warmer Area 


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Description 

The Winter Warmer area (aka The Fence Area) of North Table Mountain comprises roughly the domain from [The Solar Panel]] to Winter Warmer or a route or two left of this. It is identified as the tallest stretch of rock on North Table Mountain. It is directly West facing and so becomes an ideal spot for an evening climb. The hardest route on the hill is in this area (Solar Panel), and several other classics are here as well. The rock is largely typical of North Table Mountain basalt and the routes end well before the crag turns chossy, which it does in the upper 60 - 70 feet.

There is also a 2 pitch combo here, Basalt and Battery to Insult and Flattery.


Getting There 

Hike around the hill. When you get the broken fence running up to the crag, look for the tallest sector of North Table Mountain. You have arrived.


L->R: 

A. NIMBY, 10-, 1p, 70', bolts & gear.
B. Gruesome Groove (Pass the Basalt, Please)?, 12-, 1p, bolts.
C. Winter Warmer, 10+, 1p, 85', bolts.
CD1. Winter Man (var.), 10, 1p, 95', bolts.
D1. Stickin' It To The Man, 10-, 1p, 95', bolts.
D2E. Fenced In, 9, 1p, 70', bolts & gear.
E. No Gumbies, 10+, 1p, 70', bolts & gear.
F. Ugly Stick, 10, 1-2p, 110', bolts.
G. Chossy Achievers, 9+, 1-2p, 110', gear & bolts.
H. Crash Test Blondes, 9+, 1p, gear & bolts.
I. Basalt & Battery, 10+, 1p, bolts & gear. to Insult & Flattery, 12-, 2nd p, 40', bolts.
J. At Fault For Chattery, 10, 1p, bolts, arete.
K. Klimbink is Forbolten, 11+, 1p, bolts.
L. F.A.T.A.L., 10-, 1p, bolts & gear. Stem.
M. Electrocuticles, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts.
N. POS Dihedral, 8, 1p, 40', gear.
O. Polar Sandals, 10, 1p, 115', bolts & gear.
P. Solar Panel, 12+, 1p, 50', bolts. Smooth, orange panel.
Q. Franklin's Tower (originally submitted as G-Spot), 8 R, 1p, bolt & gear.
R. G-Spot (originally submitted as Power of Tower), 11- R, 1p, gear & bolts.
S. Abortion Central, 7+ R, 1p, gear.

Fence Area

T. Slot to Trot, 9, 1p, 70', gear & bolts.
U. Unknown?, 10, 1p, gear & bolts.


24 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',11],['5.11',2],['5.12',4],['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 Winter Warmer Area:
Franklin's Tower (originally submitted as G-Spot)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   
Slot to Trot   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Fenced In   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Stickin' It To The Man   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
NIMBY   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
At Fault for Chattery   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Polar Sandals   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Ugly Stick   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Basalt and Battery   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Winter Warmer   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
Klimbink is Verbolten   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
Electrocuticles   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
Gruesome Groove (Pass the Basalt, Please)?   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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Featured Route For Winter Warmer Area
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Winter Warmer 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Golden : ... : Winter Warmer Area
Just what I was looking for: a chance to spray about Dave Fields. Dave put up many of the routes on North Table Mountain back when it just looked like a choss pile. The crags don't look much better several years down the line, but a slew of fine climbing routes have arisen from the heap. Winter Warmer is certainly one of the best lines on the hill and a fine contribution on Dave's part.The climbing begins below the tallest sector of the hill, and takes a bold stab up the headwall 65 feet above. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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An old topo that shows the longest routes at Table.  Heads up, belayers!  Lots of loose holds above.
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Nice climbing.  Steve Appling.  Photoshopped.
Nice climbing. Steve Appling. Photoshopped.
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