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Routes in The Poudre Face

B.A.H. S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cal Trop (originally entered as 53.5) S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Check Your Head S 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Check Your Six S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie S 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Creepy S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Crossbow S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Flail S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Loyalist S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Orange You Glad S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Palace Guard T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
River Rats S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rocks for Jocks S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Turtle Head S 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Description

The Poudre Face is a west-facing (or maybe SSE) wall directly across the Poudre Canyon from The Crystal Wall.

Getting There

A trail breaks off right from the Cedar Creek trail before just before a slabby 3-bolt route.

14 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Poudre Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 61
Orange You Glad
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 54
B.A.H.
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 75
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie
Sport
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
Creepy
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 33
Palace Guard
Trad, Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 53
Check Your Head
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 18
Flail
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Check Your Six
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Orange You Glad
 61
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
B.A.H.
 54
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie
 75
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Creepy
 41
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Palace Guard
 33
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Check Your Head
 53
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Flail
 18
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Check Your Six
 23
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
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Tanner Mitchell
Fort Collins CO
Tanner Mitchell   Fort Collins CO
Does anyone have any additional beta for this area (pictures, directions, river crossings, etc)? Thanks! Sep 8, 2008
ABaxter
Estes Park, CO
ABaxter   Estes Park, CO
There are some old Sam Shannon guide books floatin' around town, but you can also find a near full copy (minus photo topos and route descriptions) of the guidebook at Drtopo.com. Some have considered this a veritable case of copyright infringement though.... Nov 25, 2008

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