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The Rudder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.95865, -105.29014 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Mark Roth on Oct 20, 2016
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This is the approach gully from The Keel. It'...

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  • Description 

    The Rudder is a low angle formation hidden in the trees on the north side of The Keel. The east face looks filthy with lichen, moss, and pine needles, but it is actually a fun scramble.

    Getting There 

    Climb The Keel. From the back, head NE down the gully to the base. It is a serious bushwhack.

    Climbing Season

    For the South area.

    Weather station 1.8 miles from here

    1 Total Climbing Routes

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