Elevation: 6,000 ft
GPS: 39.743, -105.402 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Leo Paik on Oct 20, 2015
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
Access Issue: Seasonal Raptor Closures Details

Description

This is a small crag that I've been told has been named Rabbit Hole. It currently has 5 sport routes and a bouldering traverse. The crag has been recently developed, so there is a decent amount of loose rock in places. It is away from the road on a bend of the river adjacent to Tunnel 5. With the new Peak-to-Plains bike trail, it'll be obvious from the other side of the creek. There's also a nice, deeper pool just below the crag, if one were so inclined.

In the depth of winter, the ridgeline to the south may block the sun from bathing this crag.

L->R:

AB. Dogs That Bite, 10, 1p, 65', bolts.
B. Beast It, 11-, 1p, 70', bolts.
CB. Geese In Flight, 10-, 1p, 65', bolts.
D. The Bullet, 10+, 1p, 70', bolts.
E. A Penny For Your Thoughts, 11, 1p, 60', bolts.
F. There She Goes Again, 9+ PG-13, 1p, 70', bolts +/- gear.
GFGFGF. Dalits, 9, 1p, 70', TR.

H. Chocolate Bunny, 8+ PG-13, 1p, 55', bolts.

The Fish Bowl

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K. Bottom Feeder, 9+, 1p, 65', bolts.

Down and below:

Bouldering traverse, V?

Getting There

You can approach this from either side of Tunnel 5. The parking is much better on the west side of the Tunnel, as for Catslab, Dog House, Cats vs. Dogs Wall, Other Critters Wall, Stoked Bowl, Live Action Wall, and Creekside. The looser approach is the one most often used as you go to the north edge of the Catslab and then contour to the big boulder below Catslab. The trail is definitely loose in places, and a slip could be unpleasant. The trail has some cairns as it weaves up and down slightly in elevation.

This crag can probably be approached more easily (with the exception of walking through the tunnel) from the east side of Tunnel 5 as there is an old grade and gradually descends to the river and then reaches the bouldering traverse. It angles up to the main part of the crag on loose terrain briefly from there.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rabbit Hole

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 12
Geese In Flight
Sport, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 4
Beast It
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 4
The Bullet
Sport
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Geese In Flight
 12
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Beast It
 4
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
The Bullet
 4
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
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