Elevation: 10,000 ft
GPS: 38.012, -107.446 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Orphaned on Nov 1, 2007
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This beautiful calcified San Juan volcanic tuff (not limestone) crag looks like it is straight out of France. Located just past Lake City, this is THE sport climbing destination near Gunnison. The walls are steep pocketed pocketed streaked in black orange and white. The view from the crag is spectacular! Weather can be very fickle so bring a rain jacket and watch the clouds.

The Cave above the Mileski Wall is home to the Mixed climbing testpiece Jedi Mind Tricks (M12) established by Jared Ogden and Ryan Nelson in 2004.

Getting There

Starting in Lake City, get to the road to Engineer Pass (Henson Creek road). From highway 50, turn right on 3rd street, go 2 blocks and turn left. This road turns into Henson Creek road. Set your odometer and at about 7.2 miles you will come to a pull out on you right and Gods Crag will be visible high and to the right.

Ticks

Per erik rieger: watch for ticks, do your tick checks.

It is called Tick Rock by locals for a reason.

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Classic Climbing Routes at God's Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 16
The Warm Up
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Fear is Never Boring
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 6
City Boy
Sport 2 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 5
The Deacon
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Hard Tack Line
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
Smuggler
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
Bone Machine
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 9
Sterling Coach
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 10
Black Velvet
Sport
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 3
Pump Action Hero
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 8
Zootie Head
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 4
Full Facial
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Warm Up High Gravity Wall
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Fear is Never Boring High Gravity Wall
 14
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
City Boy High Gravity Wall
 6
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
The Deacon High Gravity Wall
 5
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Hard Tack Line Ritalin Wall
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Smuggler Cave Area
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Bone Machine Creamy Salmon Wall
 28
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sterling Coach Creamy Salmon Wall
 9
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Black Velvet Creamy Salmon Wall
 10
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Pump Action Hero Upper Tier > Zebra Wall
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport
Zootie Head Creamy Salmon Wall
 8
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Full Facial Cave Area
 4
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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