Elevation: 7,148 ft
GPS: 40.002, -105.388 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ron Olsen on Mar 30, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Seasonal Closure / 2020 Update Details

Description

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

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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