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Palisade, The 

Gateway Rock Climbing 

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A few adventure climbs can be found in the cliffs around Gateway, an old uranium mining town and now the site of the Gateway Canyons Resort.

Getting There 

From Grand Junction, follow US 50 East and then turn right (west) on US 141 to Gateway (about 1 hour drive from GJ).

Climbing Season

For the Unaweep Canyon area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Gateway

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gateway:
Banana Hammock    5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 350'   Brighams Peters Tower (aka ...
Immoral Disapproval   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   The Palisade
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Featured Route For Gateway
Rock Climbing Photo: The Black Mama.

The Black Mama 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : The Palisade
The Black Mama climbs an impressive crack system on the west side of the Palisade.The climb is named after a nearby uranium mine that operated throughout the 1960s.P1: Climb 5.10 hands.P2: Go up a difficult, thin hands splitter through a roof (5.12) to a roof. Punch in some small gear, then traverse left out the roof (5.11+), and then go up a left-facing corner to the belay.P3: Climb the impressive overhanging finger and thin hands splitter. Save some #3 Camalots for a section before the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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