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South-southwest Face (aka Santa Rita Wall)

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South-southwest Face (aka Santa Rita Wall) Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 40.13894, -105.48341 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: JFM on Jun 1, 2016
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This section of the Piz Badille has several bolted routes and faces SSW.

Getting There 

From the parking area, this is the right face of the crag and may not bee seen well until going around the prow. Cross the stream, angle right, and hike up the talus slopes.

Climbing Season

For the St. Vrain Canyons area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in South-southwest Face (aka Santa Rita Wall)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South-southwest Face (aka Santa Rita Wall):
Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Featured Route For South-southwest Face (aka Santa Rita Wall)
Rock Climbing Photo: Red Hanger Dihedral route.

Red Hanger Dihedral, NW Face 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Colorado : Lyons : ... : South-southwest Face (aka S...
This 35m bolted dihedral is hard to miss when viewing the wall from any distance. It seems to be one of the easier routes on the wall, as it is generally vertical or less-than-vertical . Good stemming technique will certainly help navigate the sections of dihedral between rest ledges.An awkward bulge guards the first two (red) hangers, then another bulge yields to more straightforward stemming work. Work up past bolts on each face, and surmount an almost-roof to reach the chains....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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