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4_P_Beyer T,S 
Beyer 0.25 T,S 
Beyer 0.5 T,S 
Beyer 1 S 
Beyer 2 T,S 
Beyer 3 T,S 
Beyer 4 T,S 
Beyer 5 T,S 

Zone 1  

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Submitted By: Jesse Zacher on Jan 7, 2013

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This is the first cluster of routes when heading up canyon from Don Juan and the Upper Tier routes. This area incorporates the single pitch routes and multi-pitch routes that are on and extend above the apron-like formation to the right of a low angle chossy protrusion that separates Zone 1 from Zone 2.


A. Beyer 5, 8-, 1p, 70', gear & bolts.
B. Beyer 4, 11-, 1p, 80', gear & bolts.
C. Beyer 3, 11, 1p, 100', bolts +/- gear.
D. Beyer 2, 11+, 1p, 100', bolts & gear.
E. Beyer 1, 10-, 1p, 100', bolts.
F1. Beyer 0.5, 10+, 1p, 100', gear & bolts.
F2. Beyer 0.25, 10, 1p, 100', gear & bolts.

Getting There 

Walk 100 yards up canyon from Don Juan looking for a short, sharp arete with bolts and a low angle slab of dark rock.

Climbing Season

For the The Access Fund Trailhead area.

Weather station 17.4 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Zone 1:
Beyer 1   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Zone 1
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Beyer 3 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Zone 1
The first bolt is way up there, but the climbing is easy. Trend left up the dark rock towards the bolt. From here, make some fun moves through horizontal band of dark rock and on to a steeper section. Some slab moves leads you to the left of the anchor where you can place a green C3 to back up the fixed head before you traverse right to the anchors. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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