Elk Creek Spires Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: This is the tower of rock to the side of the water...
These sit east of Lion's Head on the far west end of the park.
Hike or bike from the trailhead on Staunton Ranch trail until it turns into Bugling Elk. Follow Bugling Elk to the Elk Pond Cabin, and bushwhack due south along an old road. The road eventually peters out, and you will have to continue cross country to the crags.
Climbing Season For the Staunton State Park area.
Weather station 8.9 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Elk Creek Spires
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Elk Creek Spires:
Featured Route For Elk Creek Spires
The Learning Curve 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Colorado
: South Platte
: ... : Chimney Rock
The pristine location, quality of rock, and variance of movement and handholds on vertical granite rock will ensure that The Learning Curve leaves both a historic mark in Staunton State Park and a lasting impression on the climbing community. The Learning Curve will test your strength, stamina, and route-reading ability over lengthy 5.11 climbing and multiple 5.12 cruxes. Rampy granite blocks and a thin face, which culminates in a technical, reachy crux comprise the first 60% of this route. Afte...[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado
This is the same tower from the back going upstrea...