Elevation: 11,219 ft
GPS: 39.049, -105.513 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Bob Robertson on Jul 9, 2017
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This area near the peak Badger Mountain along US 24 includes Badger Flats (on the north side), Valley of Chickens, Rooster Tail, Left Wing, Far, Left, The Egg, Feral Petunia; Ussen (on the SE side); and West Wilkerson (on the west side) with Duck Rock, Turner Rock, Turner Spike, Current Rock, Grassy Know, Westeros, and Short But Sweet. It is spread over a few miles. The area is known for its knobs.

There is camping near the crags, except for Westeros.

There is a pamphlet/guidebook called Badger Mountain: a Rock CLimbing Guide 2nd Ed. from April 2017 by Bob & Carrie Robertson available fromclimbingpamplet.com for $9.95.

The GPS is approximate.

Getting There

From Colorado Springs, take US 24 NW past Woodland Park, Florissant, Divide, and Lake George. Expect a small journey.

To be edited in.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Badger Mountain

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 14
Checkenhead Route
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 19
5.7 Crack
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 22
Unknown (5.8?)
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 10
KFC
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 23
Unknown 5.8 Face
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Margaritaville
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 10
Plummer's Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 21
Three Amigos
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Heading South
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 9
Aleve in Yourself
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 20
Missing Chickenheads
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 4
Unknown 10
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 3
Beta Chicken
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 11
5.11b
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 3
Kevin's Celtic Kindness
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Checkenhead Route Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 14
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
5.7 Crack Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 19
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Unknown (5.8?) Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 22
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
KFC Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 10
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Unknown 5.8 Face Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 23
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Margaritaville Badger Flats > Feral Petunia
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Plummer's Crack Badger Flats > Feral Petunia
 10
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Three Amigos Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 21
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Heading South Badger Flats > Feral Petunia
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Aleve in Yourself Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Egg
 9
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Missing Chickenheads Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Chicken Rock
 20
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Unknown 10 Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Egg
 4
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Beta Chicken Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Left Wing
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
5.11b Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Egg
 11
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Kevin's Celtic Kindness Badger Flats > Valley of The C… > Egg
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport
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