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Routes in 5. Main Face

Blue Angel T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Blue Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Franny's Folly T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Intertwine T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Karen's Folly T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Outersite T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Post Road (aka Black Route) T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Smoky TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Summer Wishes T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Thin Line T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
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Description [Suggest Change]

The Main Face starts at the 3-foot step up to the base of Intertwine and ends at the right side of the practice face. It sees a lot of traffic from leaders and top ropers, alike, as it offers the highest concentration of moderate climbs. Although the area sees a reasonable amount of sun, the right side stays wet longer than the rest of the cliff (and longer than any rock in the state, probably).

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Walking north along the cliff base, you'll know you're at the Main Face when you step up to the rock shelf at the base of the cliff, or by looking up at the chockstone roof in the middle of the wall.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main 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
 35
Post Road (aka Black Route)
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 17
Outersite
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 26
Franny's Folly
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 114
Intertwine
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 18
Karen's Folly
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 3
Blue Angel
Trad
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 31
Thin Line
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Post Road (aka Black Route)
 35
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Outersite
 17
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Franny's Folly
 26
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Intertwine
 114
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Karen's Folly
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Blue Angel
 3
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
Thin Line
 31
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad
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Peter Yakovchuk
Tempe, AZ
Peter Yakovchuk   Tempe, AZ
A wonderful line. Now, after I moved to Boulder, Colorado, I can compare some routes in Crow Hill to Eldorado Canyon, for example.
Intertwine, Cromagnon are better than some of the classics here in Colorado, for sure..
Jan 21, 2007

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