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Elevation: 7,200 ft 2,195 m
GPS: 38.6452, -105.2205
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Shared By: John Musso on Mar 20, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description Suggest change

The North End is actually an old area little known to a large majority of Shelf goers (that is until the new Shelf guide came out.)Best visited in the spring and summer months for it goes in the shade early in the day. Full details of the area are to be had in the new Shelf Road rock guide.

Getting There Suggest change

2.2 miles past the Cactus Cliff pullout (as explained in the new guide).

Drive the dirt road until just before it crosses the creek, there are two pullouts. Walk back up the road about 30 yards (south) to just past the green gate and head up the trail passing a rock kiln shortly off the road. The split in the trail 1/3rd the way up takes you to Heaven (left/straight) or to Gallagher Buttress (right). 10 min hike.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The North End

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Unknown Offwidth-Stem Corner
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 35
The Lifus's Farm Tools
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
I Like It Black
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
La Primera Vez
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 15
Under the Milky Way
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 28
Churning in the Cheese
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 52
King Coral
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Makadon
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 36
The Function
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 16
Boulder Hypocricy
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 13
Swanktofy Yourself
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 14
The Form
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 20
Nyorgai
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 9
Stairway to Heaven
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 12
Houses of the Holy
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Unknown Offwidth-Stem Corner
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Lifus's Farm Tools
 35
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
I Like It Black
 20
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
La Primera Vez
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Under the Milky Way
 15
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Churning in the Cheese
 28
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
King Coral
 52
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Makadon
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Function
 36
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Boulder Hypocricy
 16
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Swanktofy Yourself
 13
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
The Form
 14
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Nyorgai
 20
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Stairway to Heaven
 9
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Houses of the Holy
 12
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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