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Upper Fifth Canyon

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7) Identity Crisis S 
???? S 
Black Diamond T,S 
Bonzai T 
F.S.R. S,TR 
Free Taters For Out Of Staters S 
Gyno Boy S 
In Reverse S,TR 
Layback S 
Lost Arrow Spur S,TR 
Mangled up in blue S 
Mangler, The S 
Peter Beater S,TR 
Spur of the Moment S,TR 
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Upper Fifth Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Nice granite, just not as well travelled as the closer walls.
Lots of great sport routes, most in the 40-60ft range.

The approach is a little more sketchy than the other walls, just watch your step when hiking in and out and while belaying.

Getting There 

Follow the trail down the stairs past "The Great Controversy" and bear right on to the wagon trail, following it for quite a while until you see a blue sign to the left (bolted to a rock on the ground) that says "Upper Fifth" follow the trail down to the canyon.

Climbing Season

For the Q'Emilin Park area.

Weather station 8.5 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Fifth Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Fifth Canyon:
LSH   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, TR, 50'   
Lost Arrow Spur   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   
Gyno Boy   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   
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By Chuck McQuade
From: Golden, CO
May 1, 2011
Does anyone know the names and grades of the 4 routes on the formation to the right as you come down the trail, its the furthest right formation, The inland Northwest guidebook shoes 3 routes there are now 4. Its on the formation with the 4 star route gyno boy and peter beater.

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