Elevation: 1,644 ft
GPS: 38.241, -80.846 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on Jul 6, 2007 · Updates
Admins: Chris Whisenhunt, Amanda Smith, Pnelson

Description

This area is the hard-body hangout.

If you can climb 5.12 come on over and try out Reckless Abandon (5.12a) and Tobacco Road (5.12b); they are the warm-ups.

If you can climb 5.13 bring a patient partner and be prepared to hangdog your way up Apollo Reed (5.13a) or Pod (5.13b)

Want 5.14 and beyond? Check out Quarryman (14b), Prohibition (14a/b), Still Life (14b), or the hardest routes in the area, Superpod (14d) and Full Metal Brisket (15a)!

For the non-mutants, there is also an awesome swimming area right where the Reckless Abandon belay ledge is.

Getting There

From the ladders follow the cliffline to climber's left past Gun Wall and you will find yourself under a large roof system, welcome.

13 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Coliseum

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 134
Reckless Abandon
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 103
Tobacco Road
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 12
Obitchuary
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
Surfer Rosa
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 97
Apollo Reed
Sport
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 24
The Mercy Seat
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 46
Pod
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 10
BC
Sport
5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b
 3
Still Life
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Reckless Abandon
 134
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Tobacco Road
 103
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Obitchuary
 12
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Surfer Rosa
 3
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Apollo Reed
 97
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
The Mercy Seat
 24
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Sport
Pod
 46
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
BC
 10
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport
Still Life
 3
5.14b 8c 33 X+ 33 E9 7b Sport
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