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Lory State Park

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Lory State Park Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 40.5908, -105.18402 View Map  Incorrect?
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South Face of Arthur's Rock with a few of the clas...

Description 

Lory State Park is located just outside of Fort Collins, Colorado. The historic Arthur's Rock is located inside Lory State Park, as well as many newly developed sandstone boulders on the east side of the park.

Getting There 

Take N CO Rd 23 north from Horsetooth Reservoir turning left on N CO Rd 25G then turning left when you see the signs for Lory State Park.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.7 miles from here

82 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',6],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',16],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',11],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',6],['V10-11',3],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Lory State Park

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lory State Park:
Warmup Layback   V1 5     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Warm-Up Boulder
Drunken Master   V2 5+     Boulder, 40'   Main Area (With Boulders) : Drunken Master Boulder
Fingerlock Campus Mantel   V3 6A     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Drunken Master Boulder
Shady Arete    V3 6A     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Warm-Up Boulder
Pinchy Warmup   V3 6A     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Warm-Up Boulder
Moby's Traverse   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Main Area (With Boulders) : Syringe Boulder
Last Resort    V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Main Area (With Boulders) : Drunken Master Boulder
Mainstreet   V5 6C     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Godzilla Boulder
The Syringe   V6 7A     Boulder, 17'   Main Area (With Boulders) : Syringe Boulder
Snake and the Skewer   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Arthur's Rock : Snake and the Skewer
Godzilla   V7 7A+     Boulder   Main Area (With Boulders) : Godzilla Boulder
Ode to Failure   V8 7B     Boulder, 10'   Main Area (With Boulders) : Drunken Master Boulder
Child Birth   V8 7B     Boulder, 20'   Arthur's Rock : Childbirth (Area at Arthur'...
Blackish Blobs   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
Right of Passage   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 160'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
Edge Of Time   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
Goldeneye   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
Tears of a Clown   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Arthur's Rock : Childbirth (Area at Arthur'...
Doom Corner   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
Owl Roof   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Arthur's Rock : South Face of Arthur's Rock
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Tears of a Clown 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Colorado : Fort Collins : ... : Childbirth (Area at Arthur'...
In the new Arthur's Rock Bouldering Guide, this is the TR "project" on the Valhalla Boulder. I've climbed this route several times, probably first on New Year's Day 2000 if not prior iirc. I had never seen any chalk on it prior to my ascents, so that is why I tentatively put my name as FA, although the route is so prominent that it might have been done previously. This is an excellent route, that, if it were in BC, would have been bolted years ago. As it is, it is a very worthy...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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