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The Shadows Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.18092, -105.33759 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eric Klammer on Nov 22, 2013
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A 200' cliff perched high above the canyon floor, this wall holds a surprising number of great climbs. Facing NW, this cliff is hidden from the sun most of the day, and as such makes a great place to go during the summer. The approach is long and difficult, but great rock awaits those who endure the trek!

A. Twilight, 7, 1p, 60', gear.
B. Gray Pilgrim, 9+, 1p, 80', gear.

Getting There 

6 miles up CO Hwy 7 is a pullout on the left, park here. Cross the river and walk uphill, staying to the South of Bullshit Rock, the obvious formation opposite the parking area. Find the path of least resistance, and trend up and left through dense brush and large boulders. Near the top of the hill lies the Wailing Wall. Trend directly left from the wall to arrive at The Shadows. Expect an approach of 45-60 minutes, complete with dense brush, poison ivy, and loose rock.

Climbing Season

For the South Fork of St. Vrain Canyon area.

Weather station 9.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Eddie climbing through the crux slab of "Gray...

Gray Pilgrim 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Colorado : Lyons : ... : The Shadows
Gray Pilgrim is a fun route up great rock requiring a range of climbing skills.Begin in a large corner just right of "Twilight" with a line of bolts visible on the slab above. Climb the corner and step right when possible to clip the first of 5 bolts. Follow the right bolt line up the steep and thin slab (crux) to the arete and climb to the two-bolt anchor via a finger crack on the right side of the arete. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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