Elevation: 7,394 ft
GPS: 39.742, -105.41 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: EricJochens on Nov 13, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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This is secluded. It has the same rock as the rest of Clear Creek Canyon. It is best known for the best highline slacklining in the state. There are some new sport climbs going up.

"I'm on TV", 140' long and 100' high.
"Coloradical", [180'] long and 60' high.
"Rad Ass Hoodie", 84' long and 45' high.

Coloradder Than You, 265', just above Coloradical.

Getting There

Expect a 20 minute, steep approach. The trail starts (39.743065N 105.406969W) on the west end of Tunnel 5, cross over the North side of the bridge so you can be on the north side of the river. Hike along the river to the West until you see a small trail leading up the canyon to your right (North). The trail is difficult and not well marked, but there are some cairns along the way. The trail travels over the saddleback of the ridge to the West of the canyon to the next canyon at its top.

Here is the recorded track from Motion-X GPS:

Date: Nov 18, 2012 9:13 am
Distance: 0.27 miles
Elapsed Time: 19:53.0
Avg Speed: 0.8 mph
Min Altitude: 6,903 ft
Max Altitude: 7,366 ft (463 feet gain)
Start Location: 39.743436ºN 105.406820ºW
End Location: 39.742322ºN 105.410231ºW GPS Map: (valid until May 18, 2013)


A. Get Stoked, 10, 75', 1p, bolts.
B. Don't Hate, 12+, 80', 1p, bolts.
C. Unknown Roof, 13?, 1p, bolts.
D. Try These Nachos, 9+, 1p, 60', bolts.
E. Clouds In My Coffee, 13, 1p, 50', bolts.
F. Hateraid, 11-, 1p, 25', bolts.
G. Haters Gunna Hate, 11-, 1p, bolts.

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Darren Mabe
Flagstaff, AZ
Darren Mabe   Flagstaff, AZ
This looks like the amphitheater of sorts that is up and behind the Creekside/Solid Gold area, and it is a cool spot to hang out. When I explored up there, I definitely noted good potential for new routes. Short, steep ones above the sun deck and some longer moderate ones that you pass as you traverse into this 'stoked bowl'.

The approach listed above is good, and what I eventually descended with, as I would NOT recommend the more direct gully approach from below (likely the same approach Richard took when he set up Solid Gold).

Those highlines look wild!! Nov 20, 2012
What are people's thoughts on adding an area that has been primarily developed for high lining? Obviously, the couple routes going in up there are climbing, but would anyone like more beta on the lines, or is this best left off of this site?

Intelligent comments appreciated. Dec 19, 2012
Golden, CO
Monty   Golden, CO  
I'm all about it. Thanks for the info! Dec 20, 2012
Hank C
Golden, CO
Hank C   Golden, CO
Coloradical is listed here as 100' when it is 180'. It was previously the longest highline in Colorado. In Fall 2013, Mickey Wilson bolted and did the first sends on Coloradder Than You 265' just above Coloradical. Jan 27, 2014
If it's going to be posted, it might as well be correct....
Video is for name reference.

Rad Ass Hoodie, '87 (laser), established by: Scott Turpin and Dylan Buffington, FA: Scott Turpin.

Sweet Sun, '100 (laser), established by: Scott Turpin and Dylan Buffington, FA: Dylan Buffington.

Chest Bump with a Broken Sternum, 133' (laser), established by Scott Turpin and Josh Beaudoin, FA: Scott Turpin.

The Dangers of Being Stoked, 140' (laser), established by Scott Turpin and Josh Beaudoin, FA: Scott Turpin.

I'm on T.V!, 126' (laser), established by Scott Turpin, FA: Scott Turpin.

I'm Stoked Right Now!, 149' (laser), established by Scott Turpin, FA: Scott Turpin.

The Life of Ty Lundgren, 104' (laser), established by Scott Turpin, FA: Scott Turpin.

Fu*kingYESFu*kingYESFu*kingYES, ~50'x3, Tri-line (approx.), established by Scott Turpin, Jeremy Hasty, Seth Brown.

Coloradical, '191 (laser), established by Scott Turpin, Emily Sukienik, Mickey Wilson, Quinn Carrasco, Buck Crockett, FA: Mickey Wilson.

Stoked on Gold, ~'93 (approx.), established by Josh Beaudoin and Posse, FA: David Stallman.

CTU ~??, established by Mickey Wilson and ?, FA: Mickey Wilson.

Many people have been part of these adventures and helped to keep the Stoke High! Much thanks to them.
youtube.com/watch?v=QgXObaM…. Jul 18, 2014