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Routes in Colors Crag

Are You Experienced? S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Castle Magic S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Crosstown S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fertile Crescent T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Game Trail T 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
If 6 was 9 S 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Izabella S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Machine Gun S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Magic Machine S 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Watchtower S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Elevation: 6,412 ft
GPS: 40.68, -105.412 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 4,337 total, 220/month
Shared By: Ben Scott on Apr 25, 2016
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

Colors Crag is another overlooked cliff right at the start of the Narrows. Originally it was developed in the Spring of 2010, it has recently been revisited and brought back to life.

Generally a shady crag after early morning, this crag has good conditions most of the year. In the middle of winter, it is too cold. In the middle of summer, it is too hot, but otherwise good conditions can be found, and there is no river crossing.

The rock quality is generally good, but more traffic is needed to get the routes in really prime condition.

Getting There

From Ted's Place, drive 18.1 miles up the Poudre Canyon until you reach the Electric Ocean/Widowmakers followed immediately by a bridge. Park in the massive pullout on the right just past the bridge. Walk uphill to a saddle before dropping down and right to the base of the cliff (10-15 minutes).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Colors Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Are You Experienced?
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Watchtower
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Castle Magic
Sport
5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a
If 6 was 9
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Are You Experienced? 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Watchtower 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Castle Magic 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
If 6 was 9 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport
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