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Upper Ice Caves (Feline area)

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Deutsches Blut S 
Dirty Looks S 
Dirty White Boy S 
Feline S 
Irish Blood S 
Ledged Assault S 
Lovin' You is a Dirty Job S 
Rachel's Route S 

Upper Ice Caves (Feline area) Rock Climbing 

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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 13.6 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',5],['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'   
Dirty Looks   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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: Jon B. Half way up Feline.

Feline 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Colorado : Rifle Mountain Park : ... : Upper Ice Caves (Feline are...
Feline is a line thats hard to miss. It's just upstream a ways from Merry Maids, the huge, left-facing dihedral. If you're on the Ice Caves side of the stream, follow the path upstream from Merry Maids for about 60 yards (past the tiny cave) and you will see a dim fork in the trail, take it up left and there you are. You can also wade across the stream at a pullout just up the road from the bridge, or you can walk downstream from the Bauhaus. Either way, the route i...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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