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Routes in Checkered Demon

Checkered Demon T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Face Shot T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gigantor S 5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Houser Arete T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Luna 12 S 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Ruby and the Dykes T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Some Assembly Required S 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Take a Hike S 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Yonkers S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Description

This wall is the West facing wall to the West of The Gallstone and Southwest of Elephant Rock. Recently Re-opened to climbing.

Getting There

Park at the Elephant rock parking and walk left around the front of Elephant rock and then to the West around the North side of the Checkered Demon.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Checkered Demon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Face Shot
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
Houser Arete
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Some Assembly Required
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 6
Take a Hike
Sport
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c
 4
Gigantor
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Face Shot
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Houser Arete
 9
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Some Assembly Required
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
Take a Hike
 6
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Gigantor
 4
5.13 8a 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport
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Mike Anderson
Colorado Springs, CO
Mike Anderson   Colorado Springs, CO
This is an awesome crag! All the routes are great, and it's a nice hangout, with some of the coolest boulders I've seen at the City. May 14, 2012

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