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L to R R to L Alpha
Antebellum T,S,TR 
Bell Bottom S 
Bell Bottom Blues S 
Bottom Feeder T,S 
Carrying Futons S 
Clyde's Big Adventure S 
El Patio 
For Whom the Bell Tolls S 
Poolside S 
Underbelly T,S 
War on Peace, The S 

The Patio Rock Climbing 


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  • Description 

    This is a subarea of the Bell Buttress introduced due to a request fo organizational clarity. It contains about 10 sport routes in the intermediate to advanced range of difficulty. Some routes require a bit of traditional protection.

    L->R:

    A. Carrying Futons, 11, 1p, bolts.
    B. Clyde's Big Adventure, 12-, 1p, bolts.
    C. The War on Peace, 12-, 1p, bolts.
    D. Poolside, 12, 1p, 40', bolts.
    E. Underbelly, 11, 1p, bolts.
    F. Antebellum, 12-, 1p, bolts.
    G. Bottom Feeder, 11, 1p, bolts & gear.
    H. For Whom The Bell Tolls, 11, 1p, bolts.
    I. Bell Bottom, 9, 1p, 60', bolts.
    J. Bell Bottom Blues, 11-, 1p, 55', bolts.

    Getting There 

    Drive West on Canyon from Boulder and set your odometer at the bridge just east of the Dome. Drive 8.1mi up the canyon and a little ways beyond Boulder Falls, look for Practice Rock on the north side of the road with a gravel pullout. Park here then head across the creek on the south side of the road via a tree bridge.

    To access the routes, hike downstream to the east end of the wall then scramble up an easy ramp to the base of the routes. Descent from the top is via rappel.

    This subarea is on the far right side.

    Climbing Season

    For the Bell Buttress Massif area.

    Weather station 5.5 miles from here

    11 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',4],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in The Patio

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Patio:
    The War on Peace   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch   
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    Poolside 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Colorado : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Patio
    Poolside begins just right of the D' Antonio route: The War on Peace, located in the center of the Patio Wall on Bell Buttress. Stick clip the first bolt. Short and bouldery, Poolside takes a rising undercling traverse to below the roof. Reach up and clip the third bolt, tackle the deceptive crux (kneebar possible). Easy climbing leads to the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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