Elevation: 6,750 ft
GPS: 39.977, -105.288 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Anonymous Coward on Dec 31, 2000
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures Details

Description

Front Porch is the northermost Flatiron in the first tier on Dinosaur Mountain. The east slab is about 400 feet long. The majority of the routes on this rock are in the 5.0 to 5.4 range. It is also the home to the Flatiron classic "Tiptoe Slab".

Getting There

Front Porch is best approached from the NCAR parking lot. Follow the Mallory Cave trail and head up the Porch Alley trail which leads to the southern corner of the rock. Porch Alley trail is found about 75 feet after passing the 1st gully on the Mallory Cave trail.

Descent

Scramble off the back side.

Eds. note there is a tree with a sling and mallon ring to the west of the summit.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Front Porch

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
 43
East Face Center
Trad 4 pitches
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
 24
East Face South Side/Front Porch
Trad 3 pitches
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R
 63
Tiptoe Slab
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Face Center
 43
5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c Trad 4 pitches
East Face South Side/Front…
 24
5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c Trad 3 pitches
Tiptoe Slab
 63
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R Trad 3 pitches
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