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The Poudre Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 40.69454, -105.37842 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Middle of The Poudre Face.

Description 

The Poudre Face is a west-facing (or maybe SSE) wall directly across the Poudre Canyon from The Crystal Wall.

Getting There 

A trail breaks off right from the Cedar Creek trail before just before a slabby 3-bolt route.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.4 miles from here

14 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Poudre Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Poudre Face:
Orange You Glad   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
B.A.H.   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Creepy   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Palace Guard   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Check Your Head   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Flail   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Check Your Six   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For The Poudre Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Tom climbing Cal Trop.

Cal Trop (originally entered as 53.5) 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  Colorado : Fort Collins : ... : The Poudre Face
The crux is on the lower half of the climb. Climb to the left side of the bolt line. The climbing gets eaiser at the top.Eds. note two entries for this route have been combined into one entry to avoid problems with duplication....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbers on The Poudre Face, as seen from atop Cry...
Climbers on The Poudre Face, as seen from atop Cry...
Rock Climbing Photo: Far left side of The Poudre Face.
BETA PHOTO: Far left side of The Poudre Face.

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By Tanner Mitchell
From: Fort Collins CO
Sep 8, 2008
Does anyone have any additional beta for this area (pictures, directions, river crossings, etc)? Thanks!
By ABaxter
From: Estes Park, CO
Nov 25, 2008
There are some old Sam Shannon guide books floatin' around town, but you can also find a near full copy (minus photo topos and route descriptions) of the guidebook at drtopo.com. Some have considered this a veritable case of copyright infringement though....

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