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Elevation: 6,481 ft
GPS: 39.37787, -104.79844
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Description Suggest change

Mitchell Creek Canyon has easy to access bouldering. The rock is almost identical to Castlewood Canyon, but the canyon is much smaller and rarely high enough for rope climbing. There is potential for at least 50 quality bouldering problems throughout the canyon.

Per Nik Vukovich: be aware that while there are signs that say no rock climbing. Castle Rock Open Space has clarified that bouldering is ok, and "technical climbing", or climbing with ropes/gear of any kind, is not. Please contact Barbara at 303-472-6986 with questions.

Getting There Suggest change

Please park at Gateway Mesa Open Space Parking only to access all areas: 

https://goo.gl/maps/CurJEztvTdXx83qC9..

Note: Canyon View Dr. belongs to a private subdivision called "The Enclave of Founders Village" (we are a private subdivision, inside a subdivision). The parking on Canyon View Dr. is private parking.

Alternatively: per Nik Vukovich: park here: https://goo.gl/maps/PbMqgDpCX419Cd8y5.

Rattlesnake warning

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Per Andrew Singer: there have been rattlesnakes spotted on the trails and near the formations here.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mitchell Creek Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 18
Mask Off
Boulder
V1 5
 18
North South East West Arete Face
Boulder
V1 5
 4
Big Rona
Boulder
V3 6A
 25
Hooker, I Hardly Even Know Her
Boulder
V3 6A
 49
Herd Immunity
Boulder
V4- 6B
 17
BB8
Boulder
V5 6C
 6
Murder Hornet
Boulder
V6 7A
 10
Roofio
Boulder
V7 7A+
 27
Mobile Morgue
Boulder
V7 7A+
 35
Overreacting
Boulder
V8 7B
 9
Cytokine Storm
Boulder
V9- 7C
 19
Mobile Morgue Sit
Boulder
V9 7C
 4
Gem Thief
Boulder
V10- 7C+
 8
Half Life
Boulder
V10 7C+
 8
The Crypt
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mask Off Corona Crag
 18
V0 4 Boulder
North South East West Arete… Corona Crag
 18
V1 5 Boulder
Big Rona Corona Crag
 4
V1 5 Boulder
Hooker, I Hardly Even Know Her Corona Crag
 25
V3 6A Boulder
Herd Immunity Corona Crag
 49
V3 6A Boulder
BB8 Corona Crag
 17
V4- 6B Boulder
Murder Hornet Pandemic Caves
 6
V5 6C Boulder
Roofio Pandemic Caves
 10
V6 7A Boulder
Mobile Morgue Corona Crag
 27
V7 7A+ Boulder
Overreacting Corona Crag
 35
V7 7A+ Boulder
Cytokine Storm Corona Crag
 9
V8 7B Boulder
Mobile Morgue Sit Corona Crag
 19
V9- 7C Boulder
Gem Thief Corona Crag
 4
V9 7C Boulder
Half Life Corona Crag
 8
V10- 7C+ Boulder
The Crypt Corona Crag
 8
V10 7C+ Boulder
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