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Classic Climbs for Estes Park Valley


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V3 6A
Jaws
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Organ Pipes
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Dirty No-Gooders
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Coloradoddity
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Your Possible Pasts
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Batman and Robin
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
No Mystery Here
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hand Over Hand
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Manifest Destiny
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Great Dihedral
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rambo Santa
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
White Whale
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pandora's Pebble Pinching Party Palace
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Abbot Arete
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Magical Chrome Plated Semi-Automatic…
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Shaking the Pope's Hand
Sport, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Dog
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Osiris
Trad 5 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Cave Exit
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kor's Flake
Trad 6 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Hiatus
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Monastic Groove
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The 37th Cog in Melvin's Wheel aka Me…
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Cackle Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pear Buttress
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Steeple
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
East Side
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gilded Lily
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Grapevine
Trad 6 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wolf's Tooth
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sorcerer
Trad 4 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Stout Blue Vein
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Joint Venture
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Middle Toe
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
The Hot Zone
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Backflip
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Rooster Tail
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Hot Licks
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Yosemite Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Conan's Gonads (Conad's)
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Edge of Time
Sport, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Diagonal
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Loose Ends
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Fantasy Ridge
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Joy and Tribulation
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sidetrack
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mainliner
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
George's Tree
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
J-Crack
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Tiger's Tooth
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Camel Toe
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
La Maudite
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Clowntime is Over
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Climb of the Ancient Mariner
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Orange Julius
Trad 6 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Wes Bound
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Romulan Territory
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
CG's Naked Fun Time
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Gollum's Arch
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Inner Peace
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Visual Aids
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Cheap Date
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Abbaye d'Orval
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Turnkorner
Trad 7 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Nose
Trad 7 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Broadmoor
Sport 6 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Idiot Wind
Trad 7 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Thindependence
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Critical Morass
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Fat City Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Outlander
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
The Guillotine
Trad 5 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Copradelite
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Saigon to Pearl Harbor
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Tabula Rasa
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Crack of Fear
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pressure Drop
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
The Brown Palace
Sport 6 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Slabbed Up-Side da Head
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Wizard's Path
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Mary's Tricks
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Finger Lickin' Good
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Friendship Seven
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Howling at the Wind
Trad 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Dynamometer
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Finger Crack
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Living Dead
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Arch Crack
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Stolen Land
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Corner Pump Station
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Violet Blue
Sport 3 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Between The Sheets
Trad 2 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Dead Boy Direct
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Take Me to Your Leader
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Andrology
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
The Gatekeeper
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
El Camino Real
Trad
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Psychatomic
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Cloak and Dagger
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
The Quickening
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Jaws Lumpy Ridge > Little Twin Owls V3 6A Boulder
Organ Pipes Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Dirty No-Gooders CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Ironclads > Mount Boner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Coloradoddity CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Big Ass Slab? 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Your Possible Pasts CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Long Wall 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Batman and Robin Lumpy Ridge > Batman Pinnacle 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
No Mystery Here Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Hand Over Hand Lumpy Ridge > Batman Rock 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Manifest Destiny Lumpy Ridge > Left Book 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
The Great Dihedral Lumpy Ridge > Bookend 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Rambo Santa Big Thompson Canyon > Combat Rock 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
White Whale Lumpy Ridge > Left Book 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Pandora's Pebble Pinching P… Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Abbot Arete Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Magical Chrome Plated Semi-… Lumpy Ridge > Pear 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
Shaking the Pope's Hand CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Ironclads > Mount Boner 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport, TR
The Dog Lumpy Ridge > Left Book 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Osiris Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
The Cave Exit Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Kor's Flake Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Hiatus Lumpy Ridge > Left Book 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Monastic Groove Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
The 37th Cog in Melvin's Wh… Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Cackle Crack Lumpy Ridge > Hen and Chickens 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Pear Buttress Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Steeple Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
East Side Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Gilded Lily CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Left Hand Rock 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Grapevine Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Wolf's Tooth Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Sorcerer Lumpy Ridge > Bookend 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Stout Blue Vein CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Big Ass Slab? 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Joint Venture CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Dinosaur's Foot 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Middle Toe CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Dinosaur's Foot 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
The Hot Zone Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Catacomb 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Backflip Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Rooster Tail Lumpy Ridge > Hen and Chickens 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Hot Licks Lumpy Ridge > Bookend 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Yosemite Crack Lumpy Ridge > Hen and Chickens 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Conan's Gonads (Conad's) Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Edge of Time CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Fin 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport, TR
Diagonal Big Thompson Canyon > Combat Rock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Loose Ends Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Fantasy Ridge Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Joy and Tribulation Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 3 pitches
Sidetrack Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 6 pitches
Mainliner Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
George's Tree Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
J-Crack Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Tiger's Tooth Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Camel Toe Fall River Rd (US… > McGregor Slab 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport 6 pitches
La Maudite Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Outer Gates 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Clowntime is Over Lumpy Ridge > Batman Rock 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Climb of the Ancient Mariner Lumpy Ridge > Bookend 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Orange Julius Lumpy Ridge > Bookend 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad 6 pitches
Wes Bound Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Romulan Territory Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
CG's Naked Fun Time CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Fin 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Gollum's Arch Lumpy Ridge > Gollum's Arch Rock 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Inner Peace Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Visual Aids Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Cheap Date Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Abbaye d'Orval Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Catacomb 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Turnkorner Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 7 pitches
The Nose Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 7 pitches
The Broadmoor Big Thompson Canyon > Mary's Bust Area > Mary's Bust - main buttress 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 6 pitches
Idiot Wind Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 7 pitches
Thindependence Lumpy Ridge > Book > J-Crack Slab Area 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Critical Morass CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Big Ass Slab? 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Fat City Crack Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Outlander Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
The Guillotine Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Copradelite CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Dinosaur's Foot 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Saigon to Pearl Harbor Big Thompson Canyon > Combat Rock 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Tabula Rasa Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Crack of Fear Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 3 pitches
Pressure Drop Lumpy Ridge > Crescent Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
The Brown Palace Big Thompson Canyon > Mary's Bust Area > Mary's Bust - main buttress 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport 6 pitches
Slabbed Up-Side da Head CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Fin 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Wizard's Path CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Crags > Wizard's Gate 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Mary's Tricks Big Thompson Canyon > Mary's Bust Area > Mary's Bust - main buttress 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Finger Lickin' Good Lumpy Ridge > Crescent Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Friendship Seven Big Thompson Canyon > Beige Tube Area /… > Friendship 7 Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Howling at the Wind Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Dynamometer CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Fin 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Finger Crack Lumpy Ridge > Little Twin Owls 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Living Dead Lumpy Ridge > Book > Isis Buttress 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Arch Crack Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Stolen Land Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Corner Pump Station Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 3 pitches
Violet Blue Big Thompson Canyon > Mary's Bust Area > Mary's Bust - main buttress 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 3 pitches
Between The Sheets Lumpy Ridge > Bookmark 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad 2 pitches
Dead Boy Direct Lumpy Ridge > Book > Isis Buttress 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Take Me to Your Leader CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Crags > Wizard's Gate 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Andrology CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Jurassic Park - L… > Fin 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
The Gatekeeper CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Crags > Wizard's Gate 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
El Camino Real Lumpy Ridge > Book > Pages Wall Area 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Trad
Psychatomic Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Cloak and Dagger CO Hwy 7 & Tribut… > Crags > Wizard's Gate 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport
The Quickening Big Thompson Canyon > Monastery > Vestibule 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport