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Elevation: 7,500'
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Submitted By: Ross Swanson on Apr 20, 2014
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Description 

This faces West high up on west side of Button Rock above CO Route 47 that heads to Big Elk Meadows.

Getting There 

This is about a mile down CO 47 from North St Vrain Hwy aka US 36 junction. Park at large pulloff on the right.

Climbing Season

For the North Fork of the St. Vrain River area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Swat Team 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Colorado : Lyons : ... : The Palace
Enter the dihedral, and float up using feet and holds on the left to the base of the crack, 10c. Jam the crack, at the wideness. Use a hidden foothold on left side, and if you are tall, a long reach to foot on right with additional right foot higher up. Gain the top of the crack on the left side by pinching the the horn 10c with tape, harder without tape.Past a stance, continue with traverse in a right-leaning crack, a #3 or #2 Camalot is a nice addition here. Continue traversing the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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