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The Horns of Jericho 

YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a

Type:  Sport, 1 pitch, 45'
Original:  YDS: 5.5 French: 4b Ewbanks: 13 UIAA: IV+ ZA: 11 British: MS 4a [details]
FA: Josh Pollock, July 2014
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Josh on Mar 28, 2015

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BETA PHOTO: Jericho topo photo, showing approach and routes.


This is the short slab to the east of the conical juniper. It has no clear crux, but it does have consistent movement and a picturesque location.


This is on the north-facing slab, just to the left of the conical juniper.


4 bolts + 2-bolt anchor.

Photos of The Horns of Jericho Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Greg battling the Horns.
Greg battling the Horns.
Rock Climbing Photo: Rope is hanging on Horns of Jericho.
Rope is hanging on Horns of Jericho.
Rock Climbing Photo: The route.
BETA PHOTO: The route.

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By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Apr 27, 2015
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

This route has four bolts, not three. All four are easily seen from the bottom. There is nothing to lower from on the anchor bolts, but it is easy to walk up or down to climber's right.
By Josh
From: Golden, CO
Apr 28, 2015

Bolt count corrected in the route description - thanks for the catch, Jay.
By Jay Eggleston
From: Denver
Apr 29, 2015
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

This route may be easy, but the movement is fun, and it seems worth doing. It is not easy to approach so likely will not get done often. It is worth doing if you are in the area.
By Niki Hall
From: Golden, CO
Jul 8, 2017

The route is a great first lead climb. As previously stated, movement throughout the climb is fun. However, the route is not very accessible. We tried to take our pup along with us. We managed but will probably not attempt to take him again. Wish they would get some better trails running through here!
By Josh
From: Golden, CO
Jul 16, 2017

Niki Hall -- a large group of volunteers has been working with JeffCo Open Space to punch in a new access trail from below for all the Upper Tiers areas, including Jericho. In fact, the trail should more or less brush the bottom of Jericho on its way to the main upper wall. Volunteer days are happening on the 4th Saturday of every month til Oct. or so, and the next one is this Saturday! You can sign up here:

Glad you liked the route.

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