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Cortez The Killer

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Cortez The Killer Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,200'
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Submitted By: MountainManny on May 13, 2013
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Description 

Hate was just a legend
And war was never known
The people worked together
And they lifted many stones....

Standing like the shores of Montezuma is Cortez The Killer, a boulder that is easily recognized by it's beautiful off-width.

You will want to tape em' up for your stuff fest with Cortez...after all he is a killer.

Getting There 

This is not too far to the West-ish and uphill just a little from "The Big Lagoon".

Climbing Season

For the South Platte area.

Weather station 5.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Cortez The Killer

Space Wrangler V3+ 6A+  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Cortez The Killer
There is not a ton of beta to throw at you...you will start off hands, and work into fist-jams and an arm bar or two, as you pull through the overhang.If you do stuff your way out, up, and through...it's smooth sailing to top-out and walkoff. This is a really great crack problem if you are down with the ways of the crack-a-lackin'."Skol, very cold beerCheers, to your friends so nearHigh, your dreams so clearRaise another glass to the dreams so near"...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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