Elevation: 7,938 ft
GPS: 41.155, -105.327 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Orphaned on May 31, 2007
Admins: Mike Snyder, Jake Dickerson, Taylor Spiegelberg, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Aeon Aki
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Access Issue: Dirt roads reopened as of June 2014 Details

Description

This is a nice, south-facing crag with a variety of lines from fun pitches of 5.10, to bolted routes, to exciting, committing 11s and 12s. It is away from the hustle and bustle of the Nautilus/Central.

Getting There

From Vedauwoo Road, turn onto 700L. From the end of 700L, cross the creek, and follow the trail about 1 mile to the East. Worm Drive Rocks and the Plumb Line crag will be on your left. You will soon see a prominent formation directly in front of the trail, this is the Citadel Crag. Go through the aspen grove, and approach it. Most of the routes are on the South face.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Citadel Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 3
Last King of Vedauwoo
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 27
Citadel Crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Heads of the Valley
Trad, Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 5
Da Gyps Route
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Last King of Vedauwoo
 3
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Citadel Crack
 27
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Heads of the Valley
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Da Gyps Route
 5
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
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erik rieger
Ridgway, CO
erik rieger   Ridgway, CO
Great warm-ups in the north side corridor and sustained face climbs on the west faces here, too. Oct 17, 2014