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Death Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 39.73991, -105.32088 View Map  Incorrect?
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Death Rock is a small crag with only a few routes. It stays shaded most of the time except during the long days of Summer when the sun is high.


A. Homeboy Bonanza, 12+, 1p, bolts.
B. ?
C. The Sprawl, 12, 1p, 70', bolts.

Monkey House
D. Monkey Shine, 5.9+, 1p, 95',11 bolts.

Getting There 

Death Rock is located uphill from the far left side of the Monkey House. Park as for the Wall of the '90s.

Climbing Season

For the Clear Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

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Classic Climbing Routes in Death Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Death Rock:
The Sprawl   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Joe Chorny redpointing The Sprawl.

The Sprawl 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Colorado : Golden : ... : Death Rock
This is an excellent climb that has old-school bolt spacing (~10-12 feet between bolts). All of the difficult climbing happens after clipping a bolt, so it's relatively safe. There are a few loose looking handholds between the first and second bolts, so beware. Stick clipping the second bolt may be a good idea.Climb the overhanging face for four bolts to reach a rest ledge. Power up good holds for two more bolts and then solve the final roof moves to gain the anchors.The rock on this route l...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Bal Rau
From: Denver, Colorado
Sep 6, 2015
What's that route before the 12s that's significantly easier ?

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