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Jun 21, 2016
when it is 100+ in GJ? I know it'll still be hot, just wondering how hot.

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1800Doctorb
From GJ, CO
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Jun 21, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: A cold one after a trail day at the Red.
100+ in GJ, 85+ at least in Unaweep, probably more. Eric Carlos
From Slade, KY
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Jun 21, 2016
Rock Climbing Photo: BC comic.
It's a simplified view, but 1,000 feet of elevation change equals 3.5 degree F change in temperature.

I think that Unaweep at it's highest elevation, is somewhere between 2,000-3,000 feet higher than the Grand Valley.

I'll let you work the math. But if it's hot in GJ, it's likely hot up there too. Early mornings and shade are actually very nice though.
Nick Reecy
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Jun 21, 2016
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Unaweep is locals only. You can climb on the monument or rifle if you want. grog m aka Greg McKee
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Jun 22, 2016
Thanks, just checking my thoughts against others'

Whats rifle?
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