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Elevation: 5,353 ft
GPS: 39.536, -107.783 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: John McNamee on Mar 4, 2006
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

The home of Rifle Mountain Park - home of the some of best hard sport limestone climbing in America.

Getting There

Right off I70 at exit 90.

417 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rifle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Merry Maids
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Carlin
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
PMS
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
80 Feet of Meat
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Pile Driver
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Feline
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rumor Has It
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Choss Family Robinson
Sport
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Rehabilitator
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Defenseless Betty
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ricochet
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Cardinal Sin
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Genesis
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Pinch Fest
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Easy Skankin'
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Merry Maids Rifle Mtn Park > Ice Cave Walls > Middle Ice Caves (Potato Routes) 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Carlin Rifle Mtn Park > Ice Cave Walls > Funny Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
PMS Rifle Mtn Park > Nappy Dugout 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
80 Feet of Meat Rifle Mtn Park > Meat Wall 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Pile Driver Rifle Mtn Park > Skull Cave 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Feline Rifle Mtn Park > Ice Cave Walls > Upper Ice Caves (Feline area) 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Rumor Has It Rifle Mtn Park > Sapper Cave 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Choss Family Robinson Rifle Mtn Park > Ruckman Cave 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Rehabilitator Rifle Mtn Park > Project Wall 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Defenseless Betty Rifle Mtn Park > Project Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Ricochet Rifle Mtn Park > Winchester Cave 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Cardinal Sin Rifle Mtn Park > Meat Wall 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Genesis Rifle Mtn Park > Sanctuary 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pinch Fest Rifle Mtn Park > Ruckman Cave 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Easy Skankin' Rifle Mtn Park > Anti-Phil Wall 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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Michael Schneiter
Glenwood Springs, CO
Michael Schneiter   Glenwood Springs, CO
It is this year or at least currently. Just depends on the weather as the sun gets lower and the canyon stays cooler. Nov 10, 2017
Is Rifle weather managable around mid-November? Nov 9, 2017
Michael Schneiter
Glenwood Springs, CO
Michael Schneiter   Glenwood Springs, CO
No. It's a city owned park. Season passes can be purchased in town at city hall or with the campground host. Day passes are available at the entrance station. Jun 1, 2017
Seth Cohen
Concord, NH
Seth Cohen   Concord, NH
Will a National Parks Pass cover the fees here? May 31, 2017
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I found an eno hammock at the Nappy Dugout area. Is it yours? Aug 21, 2016
Joey Williams
Woodsboro, MD
Joey Williams   Woodsboro, MD
Looking for AM Rifle climbing partners for the coming weeks and basically all summer.... Probably around 9 AM.
I could climb until 12 PM Mon, Fri, Sat.
I could climb until 3 PM Sun, Tues, Wed.
Thursdays all day!
Climb with me!!!!

Primarily a star chasing, gear plugger but can climb 5.12, perhaps pull moves on 12+ - but I never care enough to analyze it, I just climb good routes.

PEACE. May 13, 2016

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