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Classic Climbs for St. Vrain Canyons


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V3 6A
The Arete
Boulder
V3 6A
Sinister Minister
Boulder
V5 6C
Devil's Face
Boulder
V6 7A
Double Trouble
Boulder
V10 7C+
Get Over It
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Admission Crack
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Emergency Entrance
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Community Service (formerly Little Fl…
Sport, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
The Tortoise And The Hare
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Merit Based Pay
Trad, Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Unleash The Lions
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Handcrack-a-rete
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Right Side
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Ridge
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Remission
Sport, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Original Route
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Arch of Titus
Trad, Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Hollow Man
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Center Slab
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Butter Cup
Trad, Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Casual Corner
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Tom Thumb
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Southern Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Tigers in Lipstick
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Exit Stage Left
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Air Apparent
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Koon's Corner
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
KeeMoSabe
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Revocation
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Mnemonic Plague
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
The Enthusiast aka Guided by Voices
Trad, TR 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Scoop Up a Little Sky
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Green Slab
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Love, Honor, and Belay
Trad, Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Crooked Cross
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Sonata
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Alley Cat Street
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
I Promise Not To Cam In Your Mouth
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Fogline
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Skin Mechanic
Trad, Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lithophyte
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Vrainavore
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Brutal Planet
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
White Shores
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Lost in Time
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Panic in the Gray Room
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sunshine Dihedral
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flop, The
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Deodorant
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Caesar's
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Arborvitae
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Little Caesar
Trad, Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mûmakil
Trad
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Upside The Cranium
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Winter Dreams / Gene and George's Exc…
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Nocturne
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Monkey Trial
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Hollow Be Thy Name
Trad, Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Rawhide
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Skull and Bones
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Big Dogs Variation
Trad, Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Seams Alright
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fever Dance
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Livewire
Trad, Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Introducing Meteor Dad
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Cyberchondrial Paranoia
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Acrophobia
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
A Long December
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
The Bucket List
Trad, Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Climb of the Anonymous Coward (Var)
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Alien Hot Rod
Trad, Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Life After James
Sport 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The Princess Tried
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Escape from Alcatraz
Sport, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Telegraph Road
Sport 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Goldshut Arete
Sport
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Comanche Warrior
Sport 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Broken Arrow
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Haradrim
Trad
5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Sneak Attack
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Red Tag
Trad, Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Pocket Hercules
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Neurosurgeon
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Redneck Hero
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
War Path
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Temptation Arete
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
The Bruise Collector
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Big Dogs on the Prowl
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Belligerent Buttress
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Big, Big, Monkey Man
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Highway Robbery
Sport 2 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R
Big, Big Gunky Man
Trad, Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Perfect Stemetry
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
New Horizon
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Botany of Desire
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Old Yellar
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Goldfinger
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
Brother From Another Planet
Sport
5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c
Le Diamant E'ternal
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Arete N Fork of the St.… > Big Elk Meadows -… > Sanctuary V3 6A Boulder
Sinister Minister N Fork of the St.… > Big Elk Meadows -… > Sanctuary V3 6A Boulder
Devil's Face N Fork of the St.… > Big Elk Meadows -… > Sanctuary V5 6C Boulder
Double Trouble N Fork of the St.… > Big Elk Meadows -… > Double Trouble Boulder V6 7A Boulder
Get Over It N Fork of the St.… > Big Elk Meadows -… > Double Trouble Boulder V10 7C+ Boulder
Admission Crack S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Emergency Entrance S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Community Service (formerly… S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport, TR
The Tortoise And The Hare S Fork of St. Vra… > Desdemona 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Merit Based Pay S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport
Unleash The Lions S Fork of St. Vra… > Coliseum 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Handcrack-a-rete S Fork of St. Vra… > Coliseum 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Right Side Middle Fork of St… > Piz Badille > West-Northwest Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
The Ridge Middle Fork of St… > Piz Badille > West-Northwest Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Remission S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Original Route S Fork of St. Vra… > Observatory Rock 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
The Arch of Titus S Fork of St. Vra… > Arch of Titus 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Hollow Man S Fork of St. Vra… > Coliseum 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Center Slab S Fork of St. Vra… > Spire 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Butter Cup S Fork of St. Vra… > Cliffs of Insanity 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Sport
Casual Corner S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Tom Thumb S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Southern Cross S Fork of St. Vra… > Sentinel 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Tigers in Lipstick N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > Tigers in Lipstick 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Exit Stage Left S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Air Apparent S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Koon's Corner S Fork of St. Vra… > Sentinel 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
KeeMoSabe S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Revocation S Fork of St. Vra… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Mnemonic Plague S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
The Enthusiast aka Guided b… S Fork of St. Vra… > Rapids Rock 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, TR 2 pitches
Scoop Up a Little Sky S Fork of St. Vra… > Pilot Knob > Second Tier 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Green Slab N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > Buick Rocks and Hitler's Sex Life 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Love, Honor, and Belay S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Crooked Cross S Fork of St. Vra… > Sentinel 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Sonata S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Alley Cat Street S Fork of St. Vra… > N Narrows Slabs 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
I Promise Not To Cam In You… S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Fogline S Fork of St. Vra… > Sentinel 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Skin Mechanic S Fork of St. Vra… > Observatory Rock 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
Lithophyte S Fork of St. Vra… > Acrophile 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Vrainavore S Fork of St. Vra… > Coliseum 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Brutal Planet S Fork of St. Vra… > Dance Hall of the Dead 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face Middle Fork of St… > Piz Badille > South-southwest Face (aka Santa… 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
White Shores S Fork of St. Vra… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Lost in Time S Fork of St. Vra… > Coliseum 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Panic in the Gray Room S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Sunshine Dihedral S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Flop, The S Fork of St. Vra… > Observatory Rock 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Deodorant S Fork of St. Vra… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Caesar's S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Arborvitae S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Little Caesar S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Mûmakil S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Upside The Cranium S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Winter Dreams / Gene and Ge… S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Nocturne S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Monkey Trial S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Hollow Be Thy Name S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Rawhide S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Skull and Bones S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Big Dogs Variation S Fork of St. Vra… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Seams Alright S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Fever Dance S Fork of St. Vra… > Monkey Skull 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Livewire N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport
Introducing Meteor Dad N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cyberchondrial Paranoia S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Acrophobia S Fork of St. Vra… > Acrophile 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
A Long December S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
The Bucket List S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Climb of the Anonymous Cowa… S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Alien Hot Rod S Fork of St. Vra… > Area 51 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
Life After James S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 3 pitches
The Princess Tried S Fork of St. Vra… > Cliffs of Insanity 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Escape from Alcatraz N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, TR
Telegraph Road S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport 2 pitches
Goldshut Arete S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Comanche Warrior S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport 2 pitches
Broken Arrow S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Haradrim S Fork of St. Vra… > Upper Infirmary Slabs 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Sneak Attack S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Sport
Red Tag S Fork of St. Vra… > December Wall 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport
Pocket Hercules N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Neurosurgeon N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R Trad
Redneck Hero N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
War Path S Fork of St. Vra… > Scout Rock 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
Temptation Arete S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Bruise Collector S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Big Dogs on the Prowl S Fork of St. Vra… > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Belligerent Buttress S Fork of St. Vra… > Fang 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Big, Big, Monkey Man N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
Highway Robbery S Fork of St. Vra… > Watchtower 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport 2 pitches
Big, Big Gunky Man N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R Trad, Sport
Perfect Stemetry S Fork of St. Vra… > Fang 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
New Horizon N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Botany of Desire S Fork of St. Vra… > Trojan Bunny Buttress 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Old Yellar N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > Old Yellar Dome 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Goldfinger S Fork of St. Vra… > Fang 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Brother From Another Planet N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
Le Diamant E'ternal N Fork of the St.… > Longmont Reservoi… > River Wall II 5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c Sport