GPS: 40.002, -105.41 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Cor on Jun 23, 2014
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Seasonal Closures 2022 Details

Description

The Catacombs are below Vampire Rock, right up against the creek, and over left up short gully (below white roof routes of Vampire.)

All routes required some cleaning, and it has seemed no one has bothered with them before. This was also judged by the amount of loose rock that was cleaned off.

Let me know if any of this has been done before.

I think it is some real fun additions to the area, with easy access! I only put two stars on each but think they are as fun as my routes at Avalon (The Anti-Sport & The Sport Climber's Demise.)

L->R:

A. Wellness Treetment, 11, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.

B. The Choice, 11, 1p, 80', gear & bolt.

C. Bloodletting, 10, 1p, 70', gear & bolts.

D1. Bridge From The Underworld , 9, 1p, 70', gear or TR.

D2. Charon's Boat, 9 R, 1p, 95', gear or TR.

E. Undertow, 10, 1p, 60', gear or TR.

Getting There

Walk across creek in low water or in high water take Vampire or Avalon tyrolean.

If you take the Avalon route, you can access all routes but the rightmost one.

If you take the Vampire route, you will have access to the rightmost route, but from the walkoff of this route, you can traverse up and climber's left on a ledge system to access the anchors of the next left two routes. This is useful for rapping into those if you are over at Vampire or Black Widow already.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Catacombs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Bloodletting
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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The Choice
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Bloodletting
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Choice
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
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