Elevation: 6,533 ft
GPS: 39.353, -104.769 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ben Mottinger on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Historical seasonal raptor closures with 2022 updates Details

Description

The Grocery Store Walls are among the most popular climbs in the canyon due to the short hike. Top roping access can be found at various places along the wall (depending on how easy of a climb you're comfortable with). Some locations are just North of the Banana Tower (4th class), or at the very North end of the wall to the right of Gorilla Milk (easier 4th class), or to the South are some 4th class access areas.

L->R:

A. Hot Tuna/Tuna Help, 9+, 1p, gear.
B. Hamburger Helper, 10, 1p, 50', TR.
C. Hamburger, 10, 1p, 50', gear.
D. Cactus Flower, 10, 1p, 40', TR.
E. Shake and Bake, 11, 1p, 25', TR.
F. Pushing Buttons, 10+, 1p, 30', TR.
G. Petrified Turd, 8, 1p, gear.
H. Hot Fudge, 8, 1p, 40', gear.
I. Donut Hole, 11, 1p, 40', TR or gear.
JI. Hot Fudge Variation, 10, 1p, 40', TR.
K. Fudge Face, 10, 1p, 40', TR.
L. Peaches and Scream, 6, 1p, 40', gear.
M. Zucchini, 5, 1p, gear.
N. What's Homogenized? aka Peppermint Patty, 11, 1p, TR.
O. Rat's Nest, 8+, 1p, 40', gear.
P. Tortilla Flats, 9+, 1p, 50', gear.
Q. Pretzel Logic, 11, 1p, 50', TR.
R. You Name It, 12-, 1p, 50', TR.
S. Licorice Stick, 9, 1p, gear.
T. Gatoraide, 12+ or A0, 1p, 40', bolts? TR.
T. Bozo No No, 11-, 1p, 45', bolts.
U. Rain Dance Crack, 10-, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
VU. Rain Dance, 9+, 1p, 40', gear or TR.
W. Frosted Flakes, 9, 1p, 40', TR.
X. Caramel Corner, 5, 1p, 45', gear.
Y. Caramel Corner Layback, 5, 1p, 40', gear.
Z. Blood Pudding, 9+, 1p, 40', TR.
AA. Penny Horse Ride, 9, 1p, 30', TR.
BB. Meat Market, 10, 1p, 30', TR.
CC. Bubbo Goes Solo, 8, 1p, 30', TR.
DD. Bubbo's Crack, 9+, 1p, 30', gear or TR.
EE. 5.10, 10+, 1p, 40', TR.
FF. The Scoop, 11, 1p, 40', TR.
GG. Teething Biscuit, 10-, 1p, 40', TR.
HH. Banana Split Chimney, 4, 1p, 40', gear.
II. Banana Peel, 9, 1p, 40', TR.
JJ. Banana Shake, 9, 1p, 40', TR.
KK. Banana Flip, 6, 1p, 40', TR.
LL. Rainbow Bread, 9, 1p, 40', TR.
MM. Pecan Pie, 9-, 1p, 40', TR.
NN. Boulder problem.
OO. Pie In The Sky, 10+, 1p, 45', TR.
PP. Franktown Brewery, 5, 1p, 40', TR.
QQ. Strawberry Jam, 5, 1p, 40', gear.
RR. Gorilla Milk Direct, 9-, 1p, 40', TR.
SS. Gorilla Milk, 8-, 1p, 40', TR.
TT. Crack, 5, 1p.
VV, Crack, 6, 1p.
WW. Crack, 3, 1p.
XX. Crack, 2, 1p.

Getting There

From the West entrance, park at the first lot after the Homestead lot. Take the trail to the West and hike a whole 5 minutes to the base. The first climbs you'll come to are Fudge Face, Donut Hole, etc.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Grocery Store Walls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 29
Banana Chimney
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 94
Peaches and Scream
Trad, TR
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 51
Gorilla Milk
TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 77
Hot Fudge
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 70
Rat's Nest
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 41
Gorilla Milk Direct
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 76
Licorice Stick
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 33
Rain Dance
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 21
Rainbow Bread
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 32
Teething Biscuit
TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 47
Rain Dance Crack
Trad, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Hot Fudge (variation)
Trad, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 64
Bozo No No
Sport, TR
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 15
Donut Hole
TR
5.15d 9c 39 XIII- 41 E11 8c V17 9A AI6 M16+ A5+ Steep Snow
 29
The Cornucopia
Aid, Boulder, Mixed, Ice, Snow
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Banana Chimney
 29
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Peaches and Scream
 94
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Gorilla Milk
 51
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b TR
Hot Fudge
 77
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Rat's Nest
 70
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Gorilla Milk Direct
 41
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Licorice Stick
 76
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Rain Dance
 33
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Rainbow Bread
 21
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a TR
Teething Biscuit
 32
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a TR
Rain Dance Crack
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad, TR
Hot Fudge (variation)
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, TR
Bozo No No
 64
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, TR
Donut Hole
 15
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c TR
The Cornucopia
 29
5.15d 9c 39 XIII- 41 E11 8c V17 9A AI6 M16+ A5+ Steep Snow Aid, Boulder, Mixed, Ice, Snow
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