Array ( [0] => 105708955 [1] => 105708956 [2] => 105801420 [3] => 105797700 [4] => 105744252 [5] => 111256760 ) Rock Climbing Routes & Photos in Pegasus, Flatirons
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Pegasus Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 39.95664, -105.28733 View Map  Incorrect?
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  • Description 

    Pegasus is a huge crag with only a few known routes on it. Traditionally the crag was pictured and labeled in the older books (Roach, Rossiter), but no routes were listed until the Haas book. The vague route listed therein represents a small fraction of the available climbing on the crag, including some recent additions.

    This area is one of the more wild areas of the Flatirons and is a place to frequently see raptors, turkeys, bears, cougars and other less commonly seen wildlife. Tread lightly.

    Getting There 

    Approach as per The Sphinx, and traverse slightly up and West to the South to reach the base of Pegasus above Medusa.

    Likewise, one can start off bushwhacking uphill to the West from the junction of the upper Mesa Trail and the South Fork of the Shanahan Trail, approaching the base of Medusa and then up to Pegasus.

    Either approach requires some off-trail hiking and takes about an hour.

    Climbing Season

    For the South area.

    Weather station 1.6 miles from here

    7 Total Climbing Routes

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    Featured Route For Pegasus
    Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo for Asleep in the Parthenon.

    Asleep in the Parthenon 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Colorado : Flatirons : ... : Pegasus
    This is a fairly good climb with solid rock and good gear to be had.Start on the 40' slab at a point left of immediately below the upper cracks and climb up and right into the cracks. There is no gear here at all, but the climbing is no harder than 5.6 and probably only 5.5 if you find the right line.Reach the cracks and place gear, climbing up to what looks like a steep section up top but turns out to be barely past vertical, at worst. Top out in this, and build a gear anchor or scramble back 7...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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