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Amphitheater Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

To the east of the Main Slab is a large amphitheater capped by a giant roof. This area currently contains 3 crack routes, 2 mixed routes, and other. There is potential for a lot more development.

Getting There 

Walk past the Main Slab to the east, about 100 yards. You can't miss it.

L->R: 

A. Crack, 12?, 1p, 90'.
B. Expatriate, 11, 1p, gear.
C. Dihedral / face, ?, bolt.
D. Unknown 5.9 crack, 9, 1p, 150', gear.
E. Liken I, 10+ PG-13, 1p, 90', gear & bolts.
F. 12 Gauge Rain, 10+, 1p, 90', gear & bolts.

Climbing Season

For the Morrison/Evergreen area.

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Amphitheater Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Amphitheater Area:
Unknown 5.9 crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Liken I   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Amphitheater Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Liken I on the right.

Liken I 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  Colorado : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : Amphitheater Area
This is a great climb. However, the gear down low is in rock of suspect quality. Be solid at the grade if attempting an onsight. Probably 2.5 stars due to this fact.The route starts in a hand crack through Pegmatite. The PG-13 rating is for the starting section, because the crack is formed by some hollow sounding rock. There are some solid sidepulls to the right of the crack that help you from pulling too hard and make this section of climbing fairly easy. Be mindful of the rock quality wh...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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