Avg: 3 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, 115 ft (35 m)|
|FA:||T. Bubb and J. Meir, May 29, 2011|
|Page Views:||868 total · 7/month|
|Shared By:||Tony B on May 31, 2011|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC|
Eldorado Canyon SP is STRONGLY DISCOURAGING CLIMBING at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Climbing is NOT ADVISED. Social distancing is challenging in Eldorado Canyon SP with climbing. The park office is closed. Warnings (& possible evictions from the SP) may be issued for violations of the social distancing requirement for a minimum of 6 feet between people not in the same household. In addition, touching surfaces contacted by others, which occurs on climbing routes and between climbing partners sharing equipment & rope(s), is a risk.
Rescues related to this sport are highly technical, require a large number of rescue personnel and equipment, and they generally result in an ambulance ride to the hospital. Please respect the statewide state-at-home order.
Seasonal Raptor Closures
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As of 9/13/19, the turkey vulture closure was lifted. The nest is empty.
Attention: the Eldorado Canyon SP staff has informed us that Heart of Gold, Rush Buick, Emergency Brake, Nobody's Home, and The Squeamish are closed until further notice for turkey vulture nesting. Please respect this closure. This notice came out Aug. 22, 2019.
The climb as described here is undocumented. We thought maybe we were doing Workingman's Dead, but after discussing that with the FA party of that route, we now understand that what was a Left hand branch of 'Dead On Arrival' that crosses an alternate finish of Those Fertile Years which was not documented in the Levine Book, then extends into some undocumented territory. As for when this may have been first done, we are not 100% sure, as the area has multiple features which might be confused for each other.
While the ascent we did stays in the lowest roof system of the buttress and crossed the route Those Fertile Years. Clarification is still underway and a picture will eventually be posted.
To descend, walk North and then Northwest about 100 meters to the second left-facing dihedral uphill from DOA to reach a 5.3 downclimb.