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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 [Edit]

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 [Edit]

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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