Elevation: 4,620 ft
GPS: 39.102, -108.735 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Airbiscuit on Jan 6, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Jesse Zacher, Monomaniac, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Tyler KC, Jared LaVacque

Description

The canyon you drive up when entering the Monument from the western kiosk. Several climbs can be accessed within easy reach of the road. Typical Momument affairs including loose /dirty rocks, and high ratio of adventure per pitch can be found.

Getting There

Drive towards the Monument and head up into the West entrance. Fruita Canyon is the canyon that you drive up through before the first tunnel.

11 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Fruita Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Taper (unknown)
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Oliver Perry Smith Buttress
Trad 2 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Z-Row Gravity
Trad 2 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a C1
 6
Ribbed Buttress
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Taper (unknown)
 7
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Oliver Perry Smith Buttress
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Z-Row Gravity
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 2 pitches
Ribbed Buttress
 6
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a C1 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
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