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McGregor West Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,800'
Location: 40.41044, -105.58696 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Sep 4, 2014
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Description 

This is a smallish rock to the left of McGregor Slab. It has probably caught the eye of anyone on the left side descent of the rock. Deb really was revving to give it a look. So, we wandered over there. This may have another name, it may even have established routes on it. If you know of more info, please share and we'll update it.

FWIW, there are a number of chunks of rock that warrant exploration in the vicinity.

There is room for more routes for sure on this little rock. Some will say it isn't worth the walk. Sometimes, the unknown makes any route worth the walk.

To descend, you can find an easy scramble off the top going north.

Getting There 

Approach as for Left Standard on McGregor Slab. Then traverse westward across the descent gully with some bushwhacking and scrambling. You can also jump onto (or escape) the rock ~125' up.

Climbing Season

For the Fall River Road (US 34 West) area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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