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Gate View Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Orphaned on Aug 12, 2011

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This canyon is full of rock, some good, some bad, some great. There are many established routes, but there is very little information on FAs, names, and grades. The rock is similar to Taylor Canyon in places and similar to The Black in others. It seems that most of the development so far has been on the road side, though there is high quality rock on the other side of the river as well, it is just harder to get to. If anyone has information to share, let's hear it.

Getting There 

From Gunnison, head west on US 50 and then take the left turn towards Lake City. On the way to Lake City, turn right onto the Blue Mesa Cut-off (dirt road from here on). Head straight, and there will be a sign for Gate View.

Climbing Season

For the Gunnison area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Pouli starting the crux moves.

Wax Off 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Colorado : Gunnison : ... : Mr. Miyagi Wall
This is the polar opposite to its sister route, Wax On. It starts with the first two bolts of Wax On and then transitions out onto the exposed face where compression moves bring you to good crimps and eventually the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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From: Santa Monica, Ca.
Aug 22, 2011
I can't believe we never found this area, looks really nice! Is it a new find, are all of the routes there new?
By patrick donahue
From: Gunnison, Colorado
Sep 2, 2014
What is the route info in this area? Are there more established routes than posted on MP? If so, who should I speak with?

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