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Sunset Flatironette Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Apr 4, 2002
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Upper ridge taken from the west.

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  • Description 

    The summit of this obscure rock is located some hundred feet West from the summit of the First Flatiron. It has at least a couple of routes described by Roach.

    Getting There 

    From the summit, this Flatironette drops South some 600 feet to the canyon between the Second and the Third Flatiron. To reach its base hike to the base of the Second Flatiron and hike up the south of it, once you have cleared the Second hike North West until you reach the base

    Climbing Season

    For the North area.

    Weather station 2.5 miles from here

    4 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['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]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Sunset Flatironette

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sunset Flatironette:
    South Ridge [better known as Chase the Sun]   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad   
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    Featured Route For Sunset Flatironette
    Rock Climbing Photo: the 5.4 ridge of chase the sun...

    South Ridge [better known as Chase the Sun] 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  Colorado : Flatirons : ... : Sunset Flatironette
    Roach lists this climb as a "F5" Flatiron classic. There is some good climbing on this ridge. Your second should be solid due to a few exposed notches that must be downclimbed.From the approach trail between the 1st and 2nd, follow the a faint climber's trail that leads to the west. The first rock you bump into is Sunset. Follow the trail to the lowest point, passing one false ridge line. P1. Start 10 feet uphill for the lowest point on the ridge, angle to the left, and gain the ridge line. Fol...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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