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Holly's Hassle TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

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Dark Mountain is a part of Rocky Mountain National Park. It has overnight camping fees but no day use fees. The terrain is difficult with dead and downed trees due to massive pine-beetle related die-off. The gneiss rock varies in quality. There are mostly large boulders and slabby sections with some fun, short walls.
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Getting There

Hike into McGregor Camp from the Lumpy Ridge TH. Turn East (left) onto the Dark Mountain Trail, and at about 1/2 mile, you'll pass boulders that extend down the hill to the trail on your right. Hike up the hill, scrambling over dead & down trees to the apparent horizon due North. Keep an eye out for a small notched red wall. Access to the top anchors is an easy scramble or a longer hike up and around the back of the wall.

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