Elevation: 8,587 ft
GPS: 39.141, -105.194 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 54,002 total · 230/month
Shared By: Bryson Slothower on Mar 9, 2002
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This is 600 feet of friendly granite close to the road, 40 routes of cracks and face of all difficulty, 1 to 5 pitchs in length, a classic 5.9 on the South Face, need I say more?

Getting There

From Boulder: take US 285 to Pine Junction. Right on CO Hwy 126 to Deckers. South on CO 67 through Deckers. Take a right at West Creek on S.R. 68. Continue for about a half-mile and look for a large dome on the right. Park at a pullout below the dome on the right side of the road at a break in the fence and the start of a small path. Hike this faint path to the base of the South Face.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sheep's Nose

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 3
Unknown
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 43
Evening Stroll
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Hard Monkeys
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
 11
Southeast Face
Trad 5 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 55
Ten Years After
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 194
Lost in Space Direct
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Lamb's Prey
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 5
When Sheep are Nervous
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Army Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 27
Chinook
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 31
Ozone Direct
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Golden Fleece
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 24
Seamis
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Unknown
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Evening Stroll
 43
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Hard Monkeys
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Southeast Face
 11
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 5 pitches
Ten Years After
 55
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Lost in Space Direct
 194
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Lamb's Prey
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
When Sheep are Nervous
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Army Route
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Chinook
 27
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Ozone Direct
 31
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Golden Fleece
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Seamis
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, TR
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