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The Dungeon

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5000 Candles in the Wind T 
Backdoor Man S 
Branching Out S 
Executioner, The T 
Implements of Destruction T 
New Beginnings  T 
Number of the Beast, The S 
Rat Dance T 
Ride Around the Block T 
Soaked in Sin T 
Tanuki T 
Uncertainty Principle , The T 
Unshackled S 
Zed's Dead T 

The Dungeon Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 39.5168, -105.3962 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mike Morin on Oct 12, 2012
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This wall hosts a handful of long, mixed, trad, and sport lines. Plan on bringing a light rack. The wall stays shady until mid afternoon (some routes all day), and many of the routes remain dry in a downpour. While the rock is not as good as what is found in the Tan Corridor, the climbing is quite fun. The routes should mprove with more traffic. For now, I'd say it's 4 star movement on 2 star rock. Bring a helmet and enjoy.

Getting There 

Follow the Climber Access trail past the Permission Wall, and take the spur for the Tan Corridor/Dungeon. Hang a left at the first cliff you encounter, and follow that trail. Once you are at a obvious left switchback, stay right and follow cairn's to the base of the steep wall.

Climbing Season

For the Staunton Rocks area.

Weather station 9.1 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Dungeon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Dungeon:
The Uncertainty Principle    5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
New Beginnings    5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Branching Out   5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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New Beginnings 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  Colorado : South Platte : ... : The Dungeon
Boulder past 3 bolts, place good pro, clip a 4th bolt, and then plug gear up the featured, overhanging dihedral. When the crack dies, face climb left then climb straight up on jugs. Clip a final bolt, step left and finish. PUMPY!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Steepness of The Dungeon.
The Steepness of The Dungeon.
Rock Climbing Photo: Close up of the Dungeon.
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By Monty
From: Golden, CO
May 27, 2013
Snagging the FA of Zed's Dead in the Dungeon: