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The Twin Lakes Area encompasses all of the small crags along Highway 82 east of Monitor Rock. Most crags are just a few minutes hike from the road and offer good climbing, mostly sport climbing, without having to drive over Independence Pass to the more popular crags on the western side.

Getting There 

All of these crags are located along Highway 82 between Monitor Rock and the town of Twin Lakes. For more detailed directions please refer to the crag pages.

Climbing Season

For the Independence Pass area.

Weather station 5.2 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Entrance Slab Right.

Entrance Slab Right 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Colorado : Independence Pass : ... : Entrance Slab
Entrance Slab is actually 2-3 miles east of Monitor Rock. From Twin Lakes, drive about 1/2 mile west on Hwy 82. Just past a new house being built on the right (as of July, 2002) is a sweeping right turn. Turn off right on a narrow dirt road just after going around this bend. It's right at mile marker 77. See Aspen climbing guides' website for more detailed access beta and a map.( The slab is right off the dirt road, 20 yards fr...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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