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B-25 Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Tom Hanson on Mar 10, 2006
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Description 

B-25is named after the B25-Mitchell bomber from WWII, as it resides in a secluded section of Mitchell Gulch.
There are two cool traverses and some really sick straight-ups. The best problem there is called Ball Turret. It starts with an undercling of a smooth cobble. From this cobble you have to work your feet up and then do a long throw for another cobble. The start of this problem overhangs about 45 degrees V7 Left of Ball Turret are two easier problems called Bombadier V3, and Doolittle's Raid on Tokyo V4. The two traverses are called Tail Gunner, and Waist Gunner, both about V3. There are several other straight-ups in the V0 to V6 range.

This new area is about 150 yards west of Norwegian Wood and it is at the base of the south rim of Mitchell Gulch, in a very secluded area with easy access to the bottom. Please use discretion when climbing at the B-25 area. Lower down, and farther west, at the Mitchell Gulch Trailhead, there is a sign posted that states: no rock climbing.
The B-25 area is off the beaten path and removed from the park section of Mitchell Gulch, to which the sign applies, but nonetheless, keep a low profile to avoid ant future access issues.

Getting There 

B-25

Climbing Season

For the Denver South area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here


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