My Pops, Gary Jenkins seconding Silver Spoon.
This is a reorganizational entry (thanks to Micah
) to help facilitate the L->R sorting, because it "really doesn't make sense when you are going pretty much around an entire rock." This subarea will include routes from the East Side.
Park on the east side of the formation or the main parking area. From the main parking area, walk past North Gateway Rock to South Gateway just across the paved trail. Hike up established trails to get to your route.
Weather station 5.8 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in East Side
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for East Side:
Tutor 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
R Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Candyman 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Cocaine 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch
Rocket Fuel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
The Deal 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For East Side
Rocket Fuel 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CO
: Colorado Springs
: ... : East Side
This route is located on the east side of South Gateway Rock on the Drug Wall. The fastest way to get there is to park at the main parking area on the north side of the loop. Rocket Fuel will be on the left side of the cement path just before you get to the Twin Spires formation. The route works its way up the slab to a face climb left of the blocky roofs that make up Crescent Corner. Also left of Might Thor (seam next to Crescent Corner).Difficult slab/thin edge climbing at the bottom to a ...[more] Browse More Classics in CO