Array ( [0] => 105708955 [1] => 105708956 [2] => 105797719 [3] => 105744304 [4] => 107170045 [5] => 107170599 ) Rock Climbing Routes & Photos in Inception Wall, South Platte
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Inception Wall

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After School Special S 
River of Dreams S 

Inception Wall Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.9341, -105.3699 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: All 4 routes. Per Ben Schmitt L->R: Inception...

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This was the first wall to be developed at Heaven's Gate due the wickedly amazing, overhanging boulder. It might look easy from the ground, but you will be challenged with power and precision to scale its sloper filled walls.

A classic and must do for this area is Inception (since deleted from the database), which just might be one of the best 5.13s in the region!

Getting There 

Walk from the parking lot area down the hillside (north north-west) through two large boulders, then hug the ridge line on a faint trail on the East side of the valley for 300 feet until the wall is visible on the right.

Climbing Season

For the Heaven's Gate area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Inception Wall

After School Special 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Inception Wall
On the far right side of the Inception wall, this route begins by soloing up the easy, 20 foot, 5.7 slab to clip a bolt at the break. Launch off into the next boulder problem, which involves a big throw off decent crimps to the good jug up left (V6 or 7). Finish up the fantastic boulder problem above the big jug to anchors very close to those of the route to the left.While this is an upgrade from the guide, many of the routes in Heaven's Gate have been dubbed "hard for the grade", and this upg...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Matt McIntosh
Jul 29, 2013
So the route farthest right is "After School Special", then right of that is "River of Dreams"....
What about the two routes on the left in the beta photo?
By Ben Schmitt
Jul 31, 2013
The picture is incorrect, some bolts got moved on the project in the middle. From left to right:

Inception, 13c.
Project, 5.14.
River of Dreams, 13b.
After School Special, 13a.

All the routes on this wall have been called hard for the grade....

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