Elevation: 7,121 ft
GPS: 40.002, -105.413 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 21,546 total · 89/month
Shared By: Michael Komarnitsky on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Seasonal Closure / 2020 Update Details

Description

A Classic, which the many pin scars prove. Right off the road, and easy top rope access. To get to the summit, hike up the left side, and then up a chimney to the right, or scramble up the right side. The rock is solid, and is south facing enough that in the winter it keeps warm until late in the day.

L->R:

A. Dark Magic, C1, 1p, 60', gear.
B. Left Crack, 8+, 1p, 60', gear.
C. Thin Crack, 9+, 1p, 60', gear.
D. Regular Route, 11, 1p, 60', gear.
E. Lieback, 10-, 1p, 60', gear.

Getting There

At 8.1 miles from the entrance to Boulder Canyon (the first bridge you cross - see Yahoo! map) there is a small turn off, directly below Practice Rock. You can't miss it.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Practice Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
C2
 7
Dark Magic
Aid
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 58
Left Crack
TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 57
Thin Crack
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Lieback
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 142
Regular Route
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dark Magic
 7
C2 Aid
Left Crack
 58
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Thin Crack
 57
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR
Lieback
 60
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Regular Route
 142
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
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