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This is the group of west-facing routes that begin atop the Northwest Corner.

Getting There 

Access by climbing one of the routes on the Northwest Corner. Can belay from the anchor atop the Railroad Tracks Cracks or by moving belay directly beneath the wall, depending on your desired route.

Climbing Season

For the Glenwood Canyon area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Upper Tier

Peapod 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Colorado : Glenwood Springs : ... : Upper Tier
Climb up and right on the slab below the wall, starting just right of the anchors atop the original first pitch of Sucking Wind. If you're belaying from the anchors on the Railroad Tracks Cracks, you'll want to back clean any gear you place on the slab or use really, really long slings. After climbing the slab, you'll find yourself underneath the finger-sized splitter of Victory Bowl. Move right, placing a good hand-sized piece before pulling around a flake and into the...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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