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Marmot Tower Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,900'
Location: 39.51777, -105.39611 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Morin on Oct 12, 2012
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Description 

Marmot Tower sits high on the hillside just above the Dungeon. While only a few routes exist, it's a beautiful spot and hosts the great beginner route, Maybe the Marmot Ate Your Baby?

Getting There 

Follow the approach for the Dungeon, but keep on hiking up the hill. The Marmot Tower will be very obvious off to the left.

Climbing Season

For the Staunton Rocks area.

Weather station 9.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',2],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Marmot Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Marmot Tower:
Maybe the Marmot Ate Your Baby   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Marmot that Ate New York   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   
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Featured Route For Marmot Tower
Rock Climbing Photo: Maybe the Marmot Ate Your Baby.

Maybe the Marmot Ate Your Baby 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Marmot Tower
The crack starts wide and gradually tapers all the way to the bolted anchor. This has good stemming and lots of features on the right face if wide cracks are not your thing. It is a good beginner lead as it protects well - the new leader might appreciate having double #4s as well as a #5 cam. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Marmot Tower in all its glory.
Marmot Tower in all its glory.
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