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The Land of the Lost

Colorado > Durango > Pine River Trad

Description

This is one of the newer areas in the Pine River Valley, which is a bit strange considering its proximity to the trailhead. The rock does appear a bit more broken and loose from a distance, but I assure you it's some of the best stuff in the area. As it is a new area (the newest as of 8/13), it's still very secluded even for Pine River standards, and the lines will still need a fair bit of cleaning (and establishing). There's a lot of potential here as well as many other unclimbed walls nearby, so have at it and get your FA swag!

Getting There

This group of walls is roughly halfway down the trail towards the turnoff for Tradistan, and there isn't an established trail yet. A good way to access the base is to locate a rocky gully below the wall and scramble/bushwhack your way up it. Look for a small headwall at the top of the gully. The pictures will give you an idea of what to look for.

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Overview of the area. The Temple of Solitude is the leftmost formation.
[Hide Photo] Overview of the area. The Temple of Solitude is the leftmost formation.