Elevation: 8,378 ft
GPS: 40.647, -105.811 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ben Scott on Sep 29, 2014
Admins: James Schroeder, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC
Access Issue: Closure: July 21, 2021 until July 28th Details

Description

The climbing at Poudre Falls consists of mostly bolted sport routes with a few mixed lines and boulder problems as well. It is a well-balanced area with grades from 5.8 to 5.14. This is a perfect Summer / Fall crag if you're looking for something new in the Northern Colorado area.

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Getting There

From Ted's Place and US 287: it is 46.7 miles, 1 hour 15 minutes.

The parking lot is on the west side of CO Hwy 14 before a bridge. It is past the Gandalf Bouldering area but before the Big South Trailhead as you are heading West toward Cameron Pass.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Poudre Falls

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V8+ 7B+
 5
Rude Beauty
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
Mega Bloks
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 8
Porter Slab
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Green Monster
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 9
Crazy Will
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 16
Andromeda Galaxy
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 14
Whiskey Dickin
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 13
Wormhole
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Dihedron
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 10
Horizon Arete
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
Nova
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 6
Silver Salute
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
Black Hole
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 4
Chainsaw Massacre
Sport
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 3
Intergalactic
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rude Beauty River Boulders > Rude Beauty
 5
V8+ 7B+ Boulder
Mega Bloks W Side Crags > Mega-Bloks Wall
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Porter Slab W Side Crags > Horizon Wall
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Green Monster W Side Crags > Mega-Bloks Wall
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Crazy Will W Side Crags > Horizon Wall
 9
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Andromeda Galaxy E Side Crags > Astronomy Wall
 16
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Whiskey Dickin W Side Crags > Mega-Bloks Wall
 14
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Wormhole E Side Crags > Astronomy Wall
 13
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Dihedron W Side Crags > White Wall
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Horizon Arete W Side Crags > Horizon Wall
 10
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Nova E Side Crags > Astronomy Wall
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Silver Salute W Side Crags > S Wall
 6
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Black Hole E Side Crags > Astronomy Wall
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Chainsaw Massacre W Side Crags > Horizon Wall
 4
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Intergalactic E Side Crags > Astronomy Wall
 3
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
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