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Upper Ice Caves (Feline area)

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Lovin' You is a Dirty Job S 
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Upper Ice Caves (Feline area) Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Michael Schneiter on Sep 9, 2014
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On the way to the Feline area.


Feline is an old classic and is a prominent landmark in the canyon. Newer routes, such as the moderate, Rachel's Route, are popular contributions to the area.

This subarea includes routes Lovin' You is a Dirty Job to Feline.

Getting There 

This is most often accessed from the Feline parking area which is found 0.6 mile from the park entrance station. The parking area is a large pullout on the left (west) side of the road, immediately across the creek from the obvious chalk-streaked Feline route. The remainder of the routes are to the left of Feline.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.8 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Upper Ice Caves (Feline area)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Upper Ice Caves (Feline area):
Rachel's Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Lovin' You is a Dirty Job   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Deutsches Blut   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Feline   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Ledged Assault   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Lovin' You from the trail.

Lovin' You is a Dirty Job 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  CO : Rifle Mountain Park : ... : Upper Ice Caves (Feline are...
Crisp laybacks lead to a crux before more laybacks lead you to the chains. Michael and Rachel McGee have contributed a lot of lines to Rifle. I think this might be their best....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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