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Valley of The Chickens

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Egg, The 
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Valley of The Chickens Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,200'
Location: 39.10007, -105.5238 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bob Robertson on Jul 15, 2017
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Description 

This area has Far Left, Left Wing, Rooster Tail, Chicken Rock, Going Away Party, and The Egg.

There is camping here. The approaches are short. The rock is good.

Getting There 

From Lake George, go west on US 24. Between MM 259 & 258, go north on Park County Rd. 31 for 4.8 miles, go west (left) on Forest Service Rd. 44 (La Salle Pass), and go a mile to an intersection. You can see the massif of Valley of The Chickens. Take the middle fork and drive 0.8 miles.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Valley of The Chickens

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Valley of The Chickens:
Unknown (Huecos and Chickenheads?)   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Chicken Rock
5.7 Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Chicken Rock
Unknown (5.8?)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Chicken Rock
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Unknown (5.8?) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Colorado : South Platte : ... : Chicken Rock
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