Elevation: 6,720 ft
GPS: 37.31, -107.885 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Martweet Smith on Apr 1, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

Sailing Hawks is one of the best bouldering places in Durango! It includes well-traveled trails for easy access and navigation, a big warm-up boulder near the beginning, and lots and lots of rock.

This area is also used for hiking, horse-back rididng and other recreational uses.

No camping is allowed in the Hawks.

Getting There

To get there head [north] on Main or US 550, take a left at the light on West 25th, travel about a mile, and you will see a dirt parking area on the right - it is hard to miss. Continue up the main trail until you are forced a hard right. Instead of following the main wood-chip road that leads right, follow the dirt path in front of you until you reach a flat part of the hill. Here you will see a path continuing straight and one that goes right up the hill, head up the hill.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sailing Hawks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3 6A
 51
Petrified Arete
Boulder
V4 6B
 49
Pocket Change
Boulder
V4 6B
 25
Dr. Dyno (originally submitted a…
Boulder
V5 6C
 80
Three Finger Pocket/Petrified Prow
Boulder
V5 6C
 55
Skully
Boulder
V5 6C
 20
V5
Boulder
V5-6 6C+
 16
Font Problem
Boulder
V6 7A
 56
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Boulder
V6 7A
 42
Bleeding Lip Traverse (Font Trav…
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 35
Sunday Stroll
Boulder
V7 7A+
 15
50 Foot Smoking Ban
Boulder
V9 7C
 19
Legacy of the Kid
Boulder
V10 7C+
 6
The Full Fonty
Boulder
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b V7 7A+
 9
Sacred Traverse
TR, Boulder
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 7
Golden Arms
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Petrified Arete Petrified Area > Petrified Boulder
 51
V3 6A Boulder
Pocket Change Pocket Change Area > Pocket Change Boulder
 49
V4 6B Boulder
Dr. Dyno (originally submit… Cigarette Boulder
 25
V4 6B Boulder
Three Finger Pocket/Petrifi… Petrified Area > Petrified Boulder
 80
V5 6C Boulder
Skully Petrified Area > Skully Boulder
 55
V5 6C Boulder
V5 Keystone Cave Boulder
 20
V5 6C Boulder
Font Problem Font Boulder
 16
V5-6 6C+ Boulder
Something Wicked This Way C… Triangle Boulder
 56
V6 7A Boulder
Bleeding Lip Traverse (Font… Bleeding Lip Area > Bleeding Lip Boulder
 42
V6 7A Boulder
Sunday Stroll Sunday Stroll Boulder
 35
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
50 Foot Smoking Ban Cigarette Boulder
 15
V7 7A+ Boulder
Legacy of the Kid Legacy of the Kid Bou…
 19
V9 7C Boulder
The Full Fonty Font Boulder
 6
V10 7C+ Boulder
Sacred Traverse Euro Boulder
 9
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b V7 7A+ TR, Boulder
Golden Arms Euro Boulder
 7
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Trad
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