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Admiral's Club T,S 
Autopilot T 
Cockpit T 
Crop Duster T 
Flight Simulator T 
Red Eye T 
Red Eye Dihedral T 

Lower Tier Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.1736, -105.3617 View Map  Incorrect?
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A. Red Eye, 9+, 1p, gear.
B. Dog Fight, 10, 2p, gear; continues to upper tier.
C. Control Tower, 10+, 2p, 120', bolts, gear; continues to upper tier.
D. Cockpit, 7, 1p, 100', gear.
E. Flight Simulator, 8-, 1p, 100', gear.
F. Autopilot, 10-, 1p, 80', gear, bolts, pins.
G. Admiral's Club, 9- R, 1p, 80', gear, bolt, pin.
H. Crop Duster, 7, 1p, 100', gear.

Getting There 

Park in the paved pullout (it's a little loop-road) on the stream-side of the road ~0.2 mile upstream from mile marker 26; this pullout is downstream from the bathroom pullout.

Ford the river if the water's low. Currently there's a downed (but still alive) tree reaching across the water. Walk across this and head left (downstream) and around a bend. There's a nice big open area at the base of the lower tier routes.

See the Pilot Knob main page for beta pics.

Climbing Season

For the South Fork of St. Vrain Canyon area.

Weather station 9.3 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

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Begin below the large roof on the right side of the first tier of Pilot Knob. Look for a single bolt under the roof; clip that, pull the roof, move up toward a little tree and continue pretty much straight up past another two bolts and a piton. Anchors sit just below the smaller, further right of two trees on a nice ledge. You may top out just to the left of the anchors.Variations:A. Between the second and third bolts, skirt around left for a 5.9 line.B. Traversing to the right just af...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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