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Elevation: 7,148 ft 2,179 m
GPS: 40.00244, -105.38754
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Description Suggest change

Upper East Face is the steep wall on the right side of East Blob Rock.

It has some great, harder routes like Schizofrantic (11b), The Ticket (12a), and The Enlightenment (13b). It also has the most popular multi-pitch sport climb in Boulder Canyon, The Young and the Rackless (9).

Routes from left to right:

above A. Unknown, 12+?, bolts.
A. The Young and the Rackless, 9, 2-4p, 300', bolts.
B. DH1?, 9+, 4p, 300', bolts & gear.
C. Blind Trust, 10, 1p, 60', gear.
D. Grey Elk's Big Rack, 11- PG-13, 3p, gear & bolts.
E. Nighthawk, 10-, gear.
F. Mile High Comic Crack, 12-, gear.
G. ?Shock Therapy?, 12, 1p, 60', gear & bolts.
H. The Enlightenment, 13, bolts.
I. Schizofrantic, 11b, bolts + gear.
J. Saturday Treat, 8+, 1p, 90', gear.
K. Vicious Rumors, 11, 1p, 100', gear & bolts.
L. The Ticket, 12-, bolts.
M. Long Live Rock, 11-, 100', gear.

Getting There Suggest change

Take the trail to Blob Rock. Head right and down below Blob Slab, then cut up the gully on the right side of East Blob. The Young and the Rackless starts by a dead tree; the other routes lie up the gully from there.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 697
The Young and the Rackless
Sport 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 14
Nighthawk
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
Long Live Rock
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 22
Schizofrantic
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 108
The Ticket
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 15
Mile High Comic Crack
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Young and the Rackless
 697
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Nighthawk
 14
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Long Live Rock
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Schizofrantic
 22
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
The Ticket
 108
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Mile High Comic Crack
 15
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
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