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Futurescape Wall (Roof Area)

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Black Streak TR 
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Noah's Ark Arete (aka Peer Pressure) S 
Respecting the Law (aka Handcrack Corner) T 
Sweatpants in Public  S 

Futurescape Wall (Roof Area) Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 37.65774, -107.80962 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Futurescape Wall (Roof Area) is named for the obvious, large roof that looms over this section of the canyon. This area has mostly 5.12 - 5.13s. It has one of the highest concentrations of difficult routes in Durango.

Getting There 

Follow the approach trail into the canyon. Hike past the Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance) area, and look for the very obvious, large roof.

Climbing Season

For the Cascade Canyon area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',3],['5.13',5],['>=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 Futurescape Wall (Roof Area)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Futurescape Wall (Roof Area):
Respecting the Law (aka Handcrack Corner)   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
A Gentlehoe   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
La Cantina   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
El Rancho    5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Huffy   5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Buffy   5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
El Jefe   5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Sweatpants in Public    5.13b/c 8a+ 29 X- 30 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Futurescape Wall (Roof Area)
Rock Climbing Photo: Gentle Ben on the second ascent of El Jefe!

El Jefe 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Colorado : Durango : ... : Futurescape Wall (Roof Area...
El Jefe is a mega-fun 20 foot extension to the mega-fun, .12d La Cantina. Like all the big routes on the Roof Wall, there is an 8 foot band of junk rock. Other than that one section, the rock quality is good to fantastic. Expect very physical climbing on mostly good holds. The bolts are well spaced on the extension, so be prepared to log some major airtime....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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