Haus Rock Climbing
Routes in Haus Rock
|Abstract Plain S 5.14 8c+ 34 XI- 34 E9 7b|
|Burning Down the Haus S 5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a|
|Chainsaw T,S 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b|
|Crystal Ball S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b|
|Dance the Magic Dance V4 6B|
|Dink S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13|
|Dirty Love S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Feet Do Not Fail Me Now S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Five Nine S,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Hostile Krainzover S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Lichen This S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Little Haus S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Little Squirt S 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Macho Picasso S 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c|
|No Name S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b|
|Not Lichen This S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Not So Hostile Krainzover S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Ol' Ball and Chain, The T,S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b|
|Road Rash (submitted as Flakin' Out) S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Side Plate S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Sky Pilot S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b|
|Spine, The S,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Susie Seka's Short, Yet So Seductive, Little, Flakey Arete S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|They Call Me Shorty S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b|
|Throwin' The Drool Again S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Top Soil S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Torqued Blow S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c|
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DescriptionHaus is probably the most well known rock in Summit County. It is a locals' favorite and provides climbing anywhere from 5.7 to 5.14a. All routes at Haus Rock are bolted, and most climbs can even be set up on top rope.
Excerpted from a Pat Thompson comment: there is a guidebook for this small area. High Country Crags by Scott Astaldi and Mike Gruber. It was printed in '93, so the newer routes are not in it.
Backside (North side) L->R:
A. Top Soil, 10-, 1p, bolts.
B. Side Plate, 10-, 1p, 30', bolts.
C. No Name, 10, 1p, bolts.
D. Five Nine, 8, 1p, bolts or TR.
E. Not Lichen This, 9+, 1p, bolts.
F. Lichen This, 9, 1p, bolts.
G. Not So Hostile Krainzover, 8, 1p, 60', bolts.
H. Hostile Krainzover, 10-, 1p, bolts.
I. 5.6 Crack, 6, 1p, gear.
J. Feet Do Not Fail Me Now, 8, 1p, 45', bolts or TR.
K. The Spine, 10+, 1p, bolts.
L. Road Rash (submitted as Flakin' Out), 10-, 1p, bolts.
M. Dirty Love, 9, 1p, bolts.
N. They Call Me Shorty, 7, 1p, 45', bolts.
O. Little Squirt, 6,1p, 35', bolts.
Around the corner (West side) L->R:
A. Little Haus, 10, 1p, bolts.
B. Throwin' The Drool Again, 11-, 1p, bolts.
C. Half and Half, 8, 1p, bolts & gear.
D. Dink, 11- PG-13, 1p, 30', bolts.
E. Macho Picasso, 13, 1p, 35', bolts.
The Steep Stuff (South side) L->R:
A1. Abstract Plain, 14, 1p, bolts.
A1B1. Crystal Ball, 12, 1p, 50', bolts.
B1. Crystal Ball Direct, 12, bolts.
B2B1. Crystal Ball Variation / Sky Pilot, 12+, 1p, bolts.
B1G. The Ol' Ball and Chain, 12+, 1p, 70', bolts.
C. Burning Down the Haus, 13, 1p, 45', bolts.
D. 5.10 Crack, 10, 1p, gear.
E. Torqued Blow, 13-, 1p, 40', bolts.
F. Sky Pilot, 12+, 1p, 45', bolts.
G. Chainsaw, 12+, 1p, 45', bolts.
Getting ThereKeystone crags (also known as Montezuma) lie just a couple of miles East of Keystone (the town) on the South flank of Porcupine Peak. The most expedient approach is to drive to Dillon and take 6th avenue East to Keystone. After the last shops in town continue East - as though you were headed to A-Basin. A sharp right turn on to CO 5 will snake you beside the Keystone lodges. Stay on CO 5 for approximately 1.5 miles, and park in a dirt pullout on the left side of the road. Crags will have been visible from the moment you pass the lodges, and the creek will be nearby and on the right. The key is to find the pullout on the left as you head East. If you come to the FR260 fork, then you have gone too far. There will be a short embankment at the pullout and room for six or eight cars. Pick up a trail through the woods, on top of the embankment. This will take you up hill for 10 minutes or less to a short talus field and the trail will continue to the left where you will cross a small rock slide. Continue on the trail for another minute or so, and you will run right into the Rock.
- Wear shoes that are good for hiking a steep trail.
Classic Climbing Routes at Haus Rock
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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