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Gilman Canyon Crags

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Gilman Canyon Crags Rock Climbing 

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Numerous individual crags spring up above the Eagle River and beside the RR tracks. None of the crags has been named, so they have been identified by the climbing routes. For this reason, it is important to get a good idea of the location of route number 1. This line is on an independent rock on the right 100 or so feet before the tracks split. This is an arete with three bolts that is un-named. The second route is on an independent rock just after the tracks split and it runs on gear through a roof (Monkey Roof, 5.11b).

Getting There 

The crags are scattered along side of the rr tracks with most development on the right. Start looking before the tracks split.

Climbing Season

For the Eagle/Vail/Minturn/Red Cliff area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Gilman Canyon Crags

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gilman Canyon Crags:
Crack of ONO   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Gilman Canyon Crags
Rock Climbing Photo: Crack of Ono.

Crack of ONO 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Colorado : Eagle/Vail/Minturn/Red Clif... : ... : Gilman Canyon Crags
This is a beautiful, 80 foot dihedral/corner crack. It is great, clean hands to fingers in the corner. The name is from locals who told us about it. It is a great climb with great protection....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By abc
Aug 27, 2009
What is the rating of the steep route with the fixed-chain draws? and the route to the right of it?

They both look like nice routes.
By pete George
From: Houston, TX
Jun 13, 2012
Anyone have any info about the top rope roof down past Tire Wall? Would anybody be opposed to putting a bolt or two in it? Sweet climb and would make a great lead route IMO if it had at least one bolt in it before pulling the roof.

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