Other Critters Rock Climbing
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Raptor Closures Effective February 1-July 31
Tunnel 1 closure
For more details visit: jeffco.us/open-space/alerts…
The two areas Jefferson County Open Space intends to close in Clear Creek Canyon, shown on the attached maps, encompass the active eagle nests. If the Clear Creek eagles continue to nest in the active nests, these areas will remain closed from February 1 through July 31. If the eagles choose different nesting sites, the closures will be adjusted accordingly to protect those eagles during their breeding season.
Currently, rock climbing areas that fall inside of the seasonal raptor closures include:
Per the rockfall mitigation project has been completed. Marked as archived / Project Status: Complete on CODOT.
Project Work Resumes Nov. 13 Following Summer Shutdown
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, crews will resume work on this project, starting with rockfall mitigation on US 6 from mile points 260 to 272. Remaining work, anticipated to be completed in April 2019, includes:
scaling rock; removing scaled rock; and installing rock reinforcement, rock anchors, mesh anchors, and 160,000 squat feet of wire mesh.
The rock has bands of steeper, highly featured rock between low angle slabs. There is a walking ledge below the upper section.
Other Critters is south-facing and gets direct sun all day.
Descent: if you top out, rap Yellow Dog Dingo, or think like a tradlodite and walk off: head up and West to the small grove of ponderosa. From there, follow cairns on a gentle diagonal down west to the gully. The descent continues down the gully until you can join the established descent trail from Playin' Hooky.
A. Alan's Roof, 12+, 1p, 45', bolts.
B. Clyde, 7, 2p, 100', bolts.
C. Opus, 7, 2p, 130', bolts.
D. Minnesota Gopher, 9-, 1p, 70', bolts.
E. Kermit's Corners, 7, 1p, 70', gear or TR.
F. Fat Lipped Gofur, 8+, 1p, 75', bolts.
G1. Dance Horn Pipes Where You Shouldn't, var above P3 of A2, 7 or 8, 1p, 90', bolts.
G2. Yellow Dog Dingo, 5-7, 2-3p, ~230', bolts.
below G2. Unknown, 7, 1p, bolts.
H. Labby, 8+, 1p, 90', bolts.
I1. Calvin, 8, 1p, 90', bolts.
I2. Hobbes, 7, 1p, 90', bolts then gear.
J. Hamster Huey, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
K. Gooey Kablooie, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
L. Br'er Rabbit, 7, 1p, 75', bolts.
M. Br'er Fox, 7, 1p, 75', bolts.
N. Br'er Bear, 10, 1p, 50', bolts.
O. Curious George Goes Climbing, 11-, 1p, 50', bolts.
P. Tortoise Scute, 6 or 7, 2p-3p?, ~180-220', bolts.
Q. First Armadillo, 8-, 1p, 70', bolts.
R. 'Dillo Direct, 9, 1p, 70', TR.
S. Bicolored Python Rock Snake, 9-, 1p, 75', bolts.
T. Stumpy Tailed Kelpie, 7, 1p, 65', bolts.
U. Old Man Kangaroo, 6, 1p, 90', bolts.
V. Elephant's Child, 7, 1p, 90', bolts.
Classic Climbing Routes at Other Critters
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