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Dark Matter T 
Great White Wall T 
Local's Route T 
Rosy Arete/Tourist Route T 

Long Draw area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,959'
Location: 38.57558, -107.69655 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Oct 3, 2014
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This section is to the right of Prisoner of Your Hairdo and Island Peaks Lookout.


A. Great White Wall, IV 10, 13p, 1300', gear.
Rosy Arete/Tourist Route, IV 9 R, 14p, gear.
C. Local's Route, IV 11+ R, 10p, gear.

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Weather station 1.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Long Draw area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Long Draw area:
Rosy Arete/Tourist Route   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 14 pitches   
Great White Wall   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 13 pitches, 1300'   
Dark Matter   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R     Trad, 12 pitches, 1400'   
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Dark Matter 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado : Gunnison : ... : Long Draw area
This route was born out of frustration on a very rainy Memorial Day weekend in 2010, when all it seemed there was to do is stand under an umbrella on the Balanced Rock overlook and scope out a new line. After cleaning and top roping the top 3 pitches, we were so impressed with their quality that we felt committed to connect the dots with similar climbing from the bottom to the top.The route has an undulating feel to it, with transitions between a few lower-angle sections to mostly vertical and s...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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