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The Main Cliffs

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The Main Cliffs Rock Climbing 


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  • Description 

    The Main Cliffs hold some of the longest routes in the Sacred Cliffs. The rock is typical of the hill, and a slew of routes are still of mixed character. The short hike is well worth the investment for the quality of the routes and exposure on the longer ones.

    Getting There 

    Hike South along the ridge to a point 100 ft or so beyond Pebble Beach. There is a nice point immediately prior to The Main Cliffs where you stand just above the canyon looking East over Boulder, a nice view and a popular spot for non-climbers, climbing starts on the right with a North Facing Crack.

    Climbing Season

    For the Flatirons area.

    Weather station 3.5 miles from here

    5 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
    ['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['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]


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    North Face Crack 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13  CO : Flatirons : ... : The Main Cliffs
    This is a very good climb that might be 3* but for a few detractors. It certainly deserves a few more ascents than it gets and might clean up to be a 3* climb if it gets some traffic.Start off belaying at the large evergreen on the North end of the Main Crag, just up and left of the bolt-and-sling anchors on 'Thin Crack.'Head up some moderate and chunky terrain up some corners/flakes for 20+ feet to a ledge below a roof that rises up and rightward. Get up ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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