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Elevation: 7,689 ft 2,344 m
GPS: 37.4197, -107.1968
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Shared By: Jesse Morehouse on Aug 28, 2008
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description Suggest change

This is an idyllic, creekside setting with AM sun during the summer. It is a small area with a few trad routes, a number of bolted routes, TRs and boulder problems. Know what poison ivy looks like, and beware during the summer- it's all around the trail.

NOTEs:

Please do not belay from the trail. This is a multi-use area and horses are a common sight. Please be respectful of others.

New route development should be avoided close to the trail for this reason. There have also been concerns in the past from rangers regarding routes near the trail, so please do your part to keep the concerns a thing of the past.

Getting There Suggest change

From the parking lot across the Piedra River, take the Ice Caves Trail down stream taking a left at the fork. As you drop to the river, you will see the first route on your right. There are routes along the cliff and boulder problems and top ropes down by the river.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Piedra River - Lower West

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V5 6C
 11
Huggy Bear
Boulder
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 7
Tetrachromacy
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 44
F***in' Greenies
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Groomed Gumby
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 77
Mild Hops
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 54
Van Gogh's
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 33
Black Magic Spell
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Smokin' J's
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 20
Smokin' Stems
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 25
Winning Streak
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 22
Winona Ryder
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 13
Refuse To Suffer
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 28
Southern Cross
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 49
Wild Hops
Sport
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 16
Raising Awareness
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Huggy Bear
 11
V5 6C Boulder
Tetrachromacy
 7
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
F***in' Greenies
 44
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Groomed Gumby
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Mild Hops
 77
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Van Gogh's
 54
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
Black Magic Spell
 33
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Smokin' J's
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Smokin' Stems
 20
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
Winning Streak
 25
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Winona Ryder
 22
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Refuse To Suffer
 13
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Southern Cross
 28
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Wild Hops
 49
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Raising Awareness
 16
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
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