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Routes in Sunshine Wall (River Road area)

Mad Cowboy Disease T,S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Manic Monday T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13
Road to Nowhere T,S 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Sandstoner's Highway S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Shock and Awe S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Smoking Gun S 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Wide Open Spaces T,S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Elevation: 5,000 ft
GPS: 38.368, -108.815 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: John Peterson on Mar 26, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

These are climbs along the Dolores River downstream of Bedrock.

Sunshine Slabs is an obvious, south-facing slab about 300' above the road about 5 miles (10 minutes) from Bedrock. A well-cairned trail leads up to the center of the slab. The approach time is 15 - 20 minutes.

Getting There

River Road (Y11) goes north from Route 90 just east of Bedrock to 151 just NW of Uravan.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sunshine Wall (River Road area)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Road to Nowhere
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sandstoner's Highway
Sport 2 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Wide Open Spaces
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Mad Cowboy Disease
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Road to Nowhere
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Sandstoner's Highway
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Wide Open Spaces
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Mad Cowboy Disease
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
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Leo Paik
Westminster, Colorado
Leo Paik   Westminster, Colorado  
Thanks, S. McKinna. Dec 26, 2011
S.Mckinna
Cañon City, CO
S.Mckinna   Cañon City, CO
Order left to right: Road to Nowhere, Sanstoners, Wide Open Spaces, and Manic Monday. Dec 25, 2011
S.Mckinna
Cañon City, CO
S.Mckinna   Cañon City, CO
There are many other areas to climb along Y-11. Mar 27, 2011

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