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Routes in Murphy's Dome South Face

Beer is Better T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Black Streak Through Overlap S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Bottom Feeder S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Chris and Pete's Wake Up Call T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Crimes Against Rock (formerly entered as Sideways Smile) T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Hey, Dude S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Irish Red S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
King and Eye, The TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Murphy's Law S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Murphy's Stout S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Pork Meadows S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Slim Chance S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Stitch of Time T,S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Water Witch S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Where's My Car? S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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Elevation: 6,414 ft
GPS: 39.374, -105.166 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Doug Redosh on Aug 27, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

Nice one pitch climbs, mostly friction, with new bolts and 2 bolt anchors. South facing.

Getting There

Turn to the south off US 285 onto the Foxton Rd. (Actually, with the new intersection, one has to turn right, then go under US285.)Drive the newly paved Foxton Rd. to its end at the junction with Jeffco 96. Turn left and drive 8.5 miles to the second of 2 large parking lots with toilets on the right side of the road (3.0 miles past abondoned S. Platte hotel at confluence, 2.3 past bridge for Colorado trail, 0.5 miles past the Java Dome/Bali Dome approach valley, 0.4 miles past the no swimming signs). Park then walk south along the road (Half Dome is just above) for 200 yards, then cut uphill to a faint trail that loops back to the north and leads to the crag. 15 minutes. Crag is not visible from the north, but if you drive too far, there will be a major road junction in another 1.5 miles or so, so one could turnaround and see it from the south.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Murphy's Dome South Face

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Irish Red
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 5
Black Streak Through Overlap
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Hey, Dude
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Irish Red
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Black Streak Through Overlap
 5
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Hey, Dude
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
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Dan Petty
Wheat Ridge, CO
Dan Petty   Wheat Ridge, CO
Some routes in this area do not have double-bolt anchors. The approximate Lat/Long are:
39.374052, -105.16574. Nov 4, 2010
Ralph Kolva
Pine, CO
Ralph Kolva   Pine, CO
Expect some friable rock, doesn't seem like Murphy's gets much traffic. Apr 22, 2012
Ralph Kolva
Pine, CO
Ralph Kolva   Pine, CO
Went to Murphy's for a short day, looks like at least a few of the anchors have been upgraded and at least 2 new routes (1 sport, 1 sporty although I think I spotted some rock dust, so perhaps it's still being worked on?). Apr 10, 2016

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