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Description

Cottontail Crag is a small but very worthy crag outside Estes Park. It receives full sun and offers a small selection of hard routes. There are a few cracks (5.10 and 5.11) and a handful of sport pitches. All the routes are worth doing, but don't miss Cottontail Right, the right of the two cracks (5.11c), and Destroyer (5.12a), the bolted pitch just to the right.

Getting There

Take US Highway 36 west out of Estes Park, veer left on Spur 66 and follow it to its end. One can see the crag up and left from the cul de sac. Park and hike up and follow the power lines for about 10 minutes. The crag should be just up on your left. It can be identified by two nice cracks on its west side, and four (?) sport lines on its southern side.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cottontail Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Bunny Slope
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Arms Race
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bunny Slope
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Arms Race
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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