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Black See Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,727'
Location: 40.16347, -105.48836 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ken Duncan on Jun 30, 2015
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Description 

This is the dome a few minutes across the valley to the northwest of Ironsides. It has generally good granite with multiple bolted slab and roof routes along with a few trad routes. Most climbs are on the west and north faces with a couple in the always shaded tunnel on the northeast.

Here's a list of most of the routes from Michael Foy's write up on Ironsides:

R->L from the upper east end:

The Professionals, 11, gear + bolts.
Sump, 10+, gear + bolt.
unknown, 8, bolts.
unknown, 8, 2 bolts + gear, 90'.
unknown, 10, 1-2p, bolts + gear, 190'.
unknown, 9, 1p, bolts + gear, 85'.
unknown, 8+, 1p, bolts, 85'.
unknown arete, 10, 1p, bolts.
unknown, 10+, 1p, bolts.
unknown, 8?, 1p.

L->R from the tunnel:

A. Chump, 11, 1p, 30', bolts.
B. Pump, 12, 1p, 40', bolts.
C. Lump, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
D. Forrest Gump, 11-, 1p, bolts.

Getting There 

Follow directions to Ironsides then hike across the valley to the formation a couple minutes to the northwest. The back side can be reached either by scrambling through a tunnel on the east end or hiking down around the west end then back up the gully behind it.

Climbing Season

For the The Ironclads area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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]


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