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Description

As impressive in appearance and rock quality as anything in the South Platte, with almost the warmth of Shelf Road. Climbing on this rock for the most part didn't start until 2002. Tanner contains the most routes on Oak Creek Grade Road. Most routes are one too three pitch bolted sport routes, with only one super trad. Route. As most routes are long, a 60meter rope is recommended. The routes vary from being over bolted to a little sporty, depending on who bolted the line. Routes range from 5.7 to 5.11, however the potential for harder routes exists. In winter high winds in the parking lot can be misleading, as most routes are sheltered and pleasant in winter.

Getting There

Take Fremont County 143 or as it's called, Oak Creek Grade Road, south of Canyon City, to mile marker 11. Park hear, and take trail 1333. After 1/8 miles take the side trail on the right. This trail heads north and will take you to the rocks on the right of Tanner rock, and then east to Tanner Rock. At lest a twenty minute walk from the car.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Tanner Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Flee
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 15
Tanner Classic
Sport 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 13
Zing
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 12
Amp Right
Sport 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 8
Amp Left
Sport 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 11
Landscape Architect
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
The Merrimac
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Rightist
Sport 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 6
30,000 Casualties
Trad, Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 13
Clippers and Saws
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 11
Pendejo
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Harper's Ferry
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Chickamauga
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Leftist
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Vicksburg
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Flee
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Tanner Classic
 15
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 2 pitches
Zing
 13
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Amp Right
 12
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Amp Left
 8
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Landscape Architect
 11
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
The Merrimac
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Rightist
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
30,000 Casualties
 6
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Clippers and Saws
 13
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Pendejo
 11
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
Harper's Ferry
 3
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Chickamauga
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Leftist
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Vicksburg
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
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