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Purple Cliffs Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.2234, -107.8713 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Matthias Holladay on Jun 12, 2009
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Description 

Friable cliff band with a purple hue. Huge potential for those willing to do some cleaning.

Getting There 

From Carbon Junction, take La Posta Road. Park in any of the pull-outs below the cliffs. Twenty minutes will take one to the cliff's base.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.2 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['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]


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By Matthias Holladay
From: Durango, Colorado
Jun 18, 2009
Comparatively speaking, the yellowish rock on the right side of the cliff band is of a less friable nature.
By smassey
From: CO
Jul 6, 2009
Good to know you're still at work ferreting out the chossiest climbable rock in the Dgo area. I would love to hear if anyone actually repeats this. BTW, Julia's Outcrop in b'ham is quite good.

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