Elevation: 5,646 ft
GPS: 40.204, -105.311 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: MM 23-29.5 - Daily CO 7 highway closure/delays Details

Description

The West end of Scout Rock is demarcated by a small drainage that heads North up the hillside and South through a culvert under the road to drain into the creek. Head North up the drainage for 200 feet. The rounded slab on the left is Scout Slab. Three bolted lines have been installed so far. The slab faces North and offers a fine spot to climb when you are looking for some shade.

Eds. note, this is on private property. According to the excellent Gillett guidebook, the landowner is permitting climbing on this corner of the property. Do not add new routes to the west in this area up to the house to the west without explicit permission.

Getting There

Scout Slab sits North of the CO Highway 7 3.2 miles up the SSV Canyon. Parking is scant, but available, at the West end of Scout Rock.

Routes

L->R:

A. The Sword That Was Broken, 3 vs. 5, 1p, 60', bolts & gear.
BA. Ring of Power, 4 or 6, 1p, 60', gear or TR.

C1. Merit Badge, 12+, 1p, 85', bolts.
C2. Git 'em Up Scout, 9, 1p, 85', bolts.

Rattlesnakes

Note, there are rattlesnakes known to inhabit this drainage. Look around if you hear buzzing.

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