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West Side of the Canyon
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West Side of the Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: TBD on Jan 29, 2003

34° | 6°

24° | 1°

12° | -11°

21° | 7°

35° | 17°

32° | 5°
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The canyon generally runs north-south. Most, if not all, of the ice climbs are on the west side of the canyon, east-facing cliffs.

Getting There 

As you drive into the canyon, the west is on your left hand side. Look up and left as you drive, and you can't miss the climbs. Rejoice in the ultra mega short approach.

Climbing Season

For the CO Ice & Mixed area.

Weather station 2.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in West Side of the Canyon

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Side of the Canyon:
Soul On Ice   WI5+     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Stone Free   WI5+     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Final Curtain   WI4-5     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 80'   
Ice Palace   WI5-6     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Photo of Stone Free taken from the road. Climber, ...

Stone Free WI5+  CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : West Side of the Canyon
First 50 feet is a detached chandelier pillar, 90 to 95 degree ice for 75 feet with large, free hanging icicles that can make climbing even on top rope a bit dicey. Eases to 85 degrees last 40 feet. Plan on getting dirty at the top setting up rappel/top rope on anchor tree....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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