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Elevation: 2,951 ft 899 m
GPS: 44.37611, -121.13503
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Morning Sun & Easy --> Challenging Routes

Lots of new development is going on at the Monument right now. Please make sure to wear your helmets, as rock fall is a big concern at this time!!

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Walk over the bridge, go right, stay along the river for less than 10 minutes of leisure hiking, turn left under a huge Ponderosa pine. You'll pass a couple other big Ponderosa's until you get to this one, but you'll know you're at the right one by the trail that leads up to the wall from it.

The Monument Base Area is a fairly clear area.

17 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Monument Base Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 76
Snow Bunny
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 66
Approaching The Twilight
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 74
Moore, Please?
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 74
Praying Mantel
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 94
The Tutorial
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 105
Imposter Complex
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 109
Time Step
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 34
Buzzer Beater
Sport 3 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 12
Tombstone Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 102
Tuesday’s Gone
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 58
Castles Made of Sand
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 15
Good Stories Start with Failure
Sport
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Abraxas
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Snow Bunny
 76
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Approaching The Twilight
 66
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Moore, Please?
 74
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Praying Mantel
 74
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
The Tutorial
 94
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Imposter Complex
 105
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Time Step
 109
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Buzzer Beater
 34
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport 3 pitches
Tombstone Crack
 12
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Tuesday’s Gone
 102
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Castles Made of Sand
 58
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Good Stories Start with Fai…
 15
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Abraxas
 8
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 6 pitches
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