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Elevation: 6,035 ft 1,839 m
GPS: 38.87328, -104.87864
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Nov 7, 2011
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Warning Access Issue: 2024 Seasonal Closures - these are the same as 2023 DetailsDrop down

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This is a reorganizational entry to collect all the bouldering at Garden of the Gods under one subarea.

From Brian T. Wandzilak: The bouldering in the Garden is mostly long, sustained traverses. The holds are fairly similar to what you would find on a Garden route. They range from slopey pockets to positive pockets, from positive edges to sand-filled crimps. If you have any input, go ahead and add it, please.

Note, by regulation, bouldering is limited to the first 10 feet from the ground. Please follow their regulations to help maintain our privileged access to this amazing area. Thanks!

Getting There Suggest change

See the subareas and routes for individual approaches.

All chalk and chalk substitutes are not allowed!

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The Park staff want to remind the climbing community that all chalk (calcium carbonate) and chalk substitutes are prohibited in the park due to visual impact starting in 2021.

When placing closure signange/notifications, our park rangers noted chalk stains on several routes in the closure area (Anaconda and Grapefruit Dance), as well as the Blowouts bouldering area (which were cleaned last year, meaning all the chalk here is new). We are again hoping that the community can come together and address this issue before it requires any action on our part. Access may come into play! We'd also like to thank the PPCA for their efforts to remove chalk stains in these areas last year and hope that local climbers might consider helping them remove chalk stains from the rock this season- check their website for more info on upcoming events- pikespeakclimbersalliance.o….

Rattlesnakes

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Per Cody Cook: watch for rattlers.

58 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V-easy 3
 16
Arch Route
Boulder
V0 4
 23
Get Your Training Wheels
Boulder
V0 4
 24
Mighty Mongoose
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 19
Off The Rails
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 17
The Prow (Stand)
Boulder
V2 5+
 24
West Face Left
Boulder
V3- 6A
 22
Compression Northeast
Boulder
V3 6A
 23
East Face Crimps
Boulder
V3 6A
 18
South Face
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 28
Unknown Dyno
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 13
Why Are You Upside Down?(West Cr…
Boulder
V4 6B
 22
Unknown V4
Boulder
V7 7A+
 45
Unknown V7 aka Slapper
Boulder
V7-8 7B
 19
East Overhang of Mongoose Block
Boulder
V8 7B
 10
Low Traverse into Slapper
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Arch Route Snake Pit Area > Arch Boulder (aka Gro…
 16
V-easy 3 Boulder
Get Your Training Wheels Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 23
V0 4 Boulder
Mighty Mongoose Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 24
V0 4 Boulder
Off The Rails Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 19
V0+ 4+ Boulder
The Prow (Stand) Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 17
V0+ 4+ Boulder
West Face Left Snake Pit Area > Arch Boulder (aka Gro…
 24
V2 5+ Boulder
Compression Northeast Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 22
V3- 6A Boulder
East Face Crimps Snake Pit Area > Boulder (aka Fang Bou…
 23
V3 6A Boulder
South Face Snake Pit Area > Boulder (aka Fang Bou…
 18
V3 6A Boulder
Unknown Dyno Snake Pit Area > Traverse Boulder (aka…
 28
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Why Are You Upside Down?(We… Snake Pit Area > Arch Boulder (aka Gro…
 13
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Unknown V4 Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 22
V4 6B Boulder
Unknown V7 aka Slapper Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 45
V7 7A+ Boulder
East Overhang of Mongoose B… Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 19
V7-8 7B Boulder
Low Traverse into Slapper Snake Pit Area > Mongoose Block
 10
V8 7B Boulder
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