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Routes in Mayhem Gulch

Ticket, The WI2-3
Elevation: 7,109 ft
GPS: 39.739, -105.369 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 3,548 total, 27/month
Shared By: Dylan Waller on Feb 3, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

This is not a reliable destination due to the fact that it is south-facing and receives full sun all day. This means it comes in and out depending on the weather and doesn't come in at all some years. It only freezes up with ample snow on the ground, several days of cloudy skies, and very cold temps.

When in, this area consists of 110 feet of WI 2 or 3, depending on the quality of the ice, which makes it a great beginner lead area.

It can also be top roped via a scramble up and around to the right or hike up and scramble (or rappel from a tree) down from the left.

Anchor and rappel off the tree at the top of the climb, a 70m rope is a must.

Two of the best things about this area are: that you can't see or hear the road and I've never ran into another climber. There is also some great dry tooling available on both sides, but rock pro is extremely thin.

If you find it in, have fun, but swing lightly, since it doesn't continue to fatten up all winter like the shady climbs. Everything you knock down limits the next climber that comes along.
This area is NOT closed Dec. 1 – Jan. 31. Details

Getting There

Use the pullout, on the North side of US Highway 6, for the Mayhem Gulch trail. This is about 3 miles West (up canyon) from Tunnel 3 or 2 miles east (down canyon) of the junction of US 6 and CO 119. The climbing area is about a 10 minute hike up Mayhem Creek. Do not take the Mayhem Gulch hiker/biker trail.

During the hunting season (Dec. 1 - Jan. 31), do not go beyond the 1st icefall!

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Brian Nelson
arvada co
Brian Nelson   arvada co
This route runs bone dry. Dec 3, 2007
Can anyone claim FA ? This is an awsome route! Apr 28, 2007

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