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East Creek Day Use Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,800'
Location: 38.96773, -108.46987 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: uoa on Aug 3, 2006
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The East Creek Day Use Area is the eastern most BLM land in the canyon. The rock is all sandstone ranging in quality from slightly sandy to solid. There may be some loose rocks on the routes until more people begin using them. The area is frequented by picnickers; however, I have never had a problem with them, they seem to enjoy watching climbers. All routes can be walked off of.

Getting There 

The area is accessible from the first two large pullouts on the right just inside BLM land. This is about 2 miles west of US Hwy. 50 on CO Hwy 141. All routes are less than 20 yards from a pullout.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in East Creek Day Use Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Creek Day Use Area:
Rockshop Traverse   V7 7A+     Boulder, 200'   East Creek Day Use Boulderi... : Creek Wall
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Featured Route For East Creek Day Use Area
Rock Climbing Photo: My first pull over the top.

The Beast V3- 6A PG13  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Beast Creek Boulder
The glorious, big 'ol thing has two routes so far, this one goes up the right side, through a few big moves, great jugs, and one scary crimper toward the top.Stand start, right hand on questionable jug, left on lower big pinch. Move up the arete by making a big move, throwing your left hand high and into the sloping crimps, right hand match (ish) the bump right hand to sidepull, now, the crimp of destiny. It is really good. Just trust your awesome feet you should have established by now, and pul...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Hoez
From: Uganda
Jan 2, 2012
Someone should get a picture up of these guys, or at least where they are at. I'd like to try but can never seem to find 'em.
By Bradley Mark Edwards
From: Grand Junction, CO
Oct 12, 2013
Is there any info on That Damn Knat? We went out the other day to check it out and didn't see any bolts near the ground. We saw two up about 30-40 feet but that's it. It'd be great to be able to get on this if it's possible.
By Jesse Zacher
From: Grand Junction, Co
Oct 14, 2013
Hah! The myth of the 9 Mile Canyon. Good luck, Brad!

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