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Routes in Roof Rock

Dancing in the Dragon's Jaw TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Delicate Sound of Thunder S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Devil's Sidewalk T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Penis Envy T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Quest for Magic S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Stop Making Sense S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Trouble with Normal, The S,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b

Description

This wall contains mostly moderate climbs and is West facing. Roof rock offers easy access, abundant toprope anchors, and a user-friendly atmosphere. The angle of the cliff is less than vertical and lends itself to an abundance of 5.7 to 5.9 climbs.

Getting There

Travel south from Red Cliff's bridge along US Highway 24. The wall is located about 0.5 miles from the intersection of US Hwy 24 and Water Street on the East side of US Hwy 24.

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Ben Markhart
Vail, Co
Ben Markhart   Vail, Co
Anyone know the rating for Roof Rock's roof? I'm putting it at a height-dependent 5.11-/impossible for short people. Jun 25, 2014
At the US 24 and Water Street intersection, there is a big dirt parking lot. Like the directions said "go 0.5 miles south" of the intersection to another good-sized parking area on the right (if traveling south). The trailhead is across the highway from where you park. Jul 25, 2012
I was just at this area last week, and a few of the climbs are definitely rated improperly. I have pictures and more beta I will post once I get them on my computer. Didn't get to climb much due to the late day rain. Woulda been there earlier had it not been for the sinkhole that caused a detour around on Wurtz Ditch (Trail 705). Jul 25, 2012
coop Best
Glenwood Springs, CO
coop Best   Glenwood Springs, CO
I will get some pics of this wall up soon. Sep 28, 2010

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