BETA PHOTO: Blue Mesa Smear from north rim.
As the name would imply, these are all located on the south rim and can be seen from the north from road 92 starting about 4.5-5 miles west of US 50 on road 92.
Note, some of the distinctions between areas changed after the some of the land became a national park.
See Blue Mesa area for detailed directions.
Climbing Season For the CO Ice & Mixed area.
Weather station 7.7 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Rim
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Featured Route For South Rim
: CO Ice & Mixed
: ... : South Rim
This line catches your eyes as you read Jack Roberts Colorado Ice, Vol. 1 as it describes it as the longest climb in Colorado and possibly in the lower 48. Not to be disrespectful, but what about Camp Birds 1100 foot Bird Brain Boulevard & 1100 foot The Mainline, Engineer Pass 1300 foot Kennedys Gulch and 1300 foot Centerfold, Lake Citys 1300 foot, Senor Presidente, Eurekas 1600 foot Direct North Face & 1100 ft Campground Couloir/Snowblind/Cataract Creek & 1200 foot Sta...[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado
By Matt Ledges
Jan 18, 2004
On our trip here on 12/13/03 we noticed a land for sale sign along the pullout road. Not sure what this will do for access issues in the future.We nevertheless kept a low profile and didn't have any problems.