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Birthday Tower T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Flue Cleaner T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Indian Peak - Cerro Teapot T M4 X
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Elevation: 4,801 ft
GPS: 39.182, -108.278 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Alex Garhart on Nov 15, 2007
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

There is a multitude of adventure climbing around Exit 49, south of I-70. There are several sandstone buttresses and towers that vary in height from 25 feet to well over 100 feet within 20 minutes hike of CO Highway 65 and I-70.

Getting There

Heading east from Grand Junction on I-70, take exit 49 towards Powderhorn Ski area. When the 1-way southbound exit joins northbound Highway 65, make a U-turn and drive back toward I-70. There is a parking area near the I-70 east entrance on the west (left) side of the road, across from an obvious detached tower.

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