High Wire Crag Rock Climbing
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Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
History (Admin Only): Monty edited this area Jul 25, 2019
Raptor Closures Effective February 1-July 31
Tunnel 1 closure
For more details visit: jeffco.us/open-space/alerts…
The two areas Jefferson County Open Space intends to close in Clear Creek Canyon, shown on the attached maps, encompass the active eagle nests. If the Clear Creek eagles continue to nest in the active nests, these areas will remain closed from February 1 through July 31. If the eagles choose different nesting sites, the closures will be adjusted accordingly to protect those eagles during their breeding season.
Currently, rock climbing areas that fall inside of the seasonal raptor closures include:
Per the rockfall mitigation project has been completed. Marked as archived / Project Status: Complete on CODOT.
Project Work Resumes Nov. 13 Following Summer Shutdown
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, crews will resume work on this project, starting with rockfall mitigation on US 6 from mile points 260 to 272. Remaining work, anticipated to be completed in April 2019, includes:
scaling rock; removing scaled rock; and installing rock reinforcement, rock anchors, mesh anchors, and 160,000 squat feet of wire mesh.
Note, this has become popular with large group outings.
To approach the right side of the crag, you ascend a gully off the north side of the road and cut back to these climbs.
B. Pony Up, 8, 1p, 80', bolts.
C. Poker Face, 8 or 9, 1p, 80', bolts.
D. Arete, 9, 1p, 80', TR.
E. Stone Cold Moderate, 7, 1p, 85', gear or bolts.
F. 5th of July, 9+, 1p, 85', bolts.
G. Ace in the Hole, 10-, 1p, 85', bolts.
H. Left Long Moderate Dihedral (originally submitted as Crack Swindler), 6-8, 1p, 85', gear or TR.
I. Cracker Jack, 9, 1p, 80', gear or bolts.
JI. Bypass, 10, 1p, 80', bolts.
KI. Overpass, 11+, 1p, 80', bolts
LI. Passing Lane, 9 PG-13, 1p, 85', bolts.
LM. The Contrarian, 9-, 1p, 60', bolt & gear.
M. Deuces Wild, 10-, 2p, 135', bolts.
N. Via Comatose Amigo, 10, 1p, 125', bolts.
O1. Moderate Dihedral, 7, 2p, 200', gear.
O2. Jackpot, 10+ to 12, 1p, 110', bolts.
P. Road Rash Roof, 12-, 1p, 100', bolts.
Q. Dead End Crack, 7, 1p, 60', gear.
R1. The Savage, 12+, 1p, 80', bolts.
R2. Road Warrior, 12+, 1-2p, 130', bolts.
S. Road Kill, 12-, 3p, 200', bolts.
T. In Between Days, 10, 1p, 60', TR.
U. People's Choice, 10+, 1-4p, 210', bolts.
V. Nickels and Dimes, 8+, 2p, 110', bolts & gear.
W. Slot Machine, 11+/12-, 1p, 85', bolts, (right of P3 of S).
X. Full House, 11+ or 12, 1p, bolts (right of P3 of S).
YX. Bouncer, 11+, 1p, bolts, (right of P3 of S).
Z. Wild Card, 12, 1p, bolts (right of P3 of S).
Right of Tunnel (different approach)
AA. Power Play, 12 PG-13, 1p, 140', bolts.
BBAA. Hip at the Lip, 12-, 1p, 140', bolts.
CC. Ghetto Activity, 10, 1p, 40', bolts.
DDCC. Ghetto Head, 12-, 1p, 40', bolts.
DD. Head Up Dirty, 12+, 1p, 100', bolts.
DDCC. Head Up Activity, 12-, 1p, 50', bolts.
above DD. Project, 1p, bolts.
EE1. Idiot's Roof, 11, 1p, 60', gear.
EE2. Machine Gun Funk, 13-, 1p, 80', bolts.
above EE. Everyday Struggle, 10+, 1p, 40', bolts.
FFEE. Indirect Savant, 12, 1p, 60', bolts.
GG. Idiot Savant, 11 or 12-, 1p, 60', bolts.
HH. Notorious, 13-, 1p, 40', bolts.
II. Life After Death, 13, 1p, 80', bolts.
Classic Climbing Routes at High Wire Crag
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