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This area is all top rope climbs. The climbs are short but can be tricky. Long slings and a rack are needed to set up TR. Climbing on the east side of the rock can provide some great beginner routes.


Zuma West aka West End

A. Austrian Two Step, 10-, 1p, 30', bolts.
B. Bohemian Rhapsody, 9-, 1p, 30', bolts.

Main Cliff

A. Deceiving, 10, 1p.
B. TR, 12, 1p, TR.
C. Perpetual Motion, 11-, 1p, TR.
D. Raindrop Slab, 8, 1p, bolts.

East End

A. Ramp, 9, 1p, bolts & gear.
B. Secret Significance, 9-, 1p, TR.
C. Zoomer, 10+, 1p.
D. Corners 101, 6, 1p.
E. Face It, 9, 1p, gear.
F. Corners 102, 6, 1p.

Getting There 

Park .2 mi past the Haus Rock turn off. There is going to be a large parking turn off on the left side of the road after a sharp turn and large boulder. The parking is large enough for 6-8 cars. Head up a trail from the eastern end of the lot (right of parking). follow the trail up and to the left for about 5 minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Zuma Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Zuma Rock:
Secret Significance   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 1 pitch   
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Secret Significance 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Colorado : Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma : Zuma Rock
Great beginner climb with some tricky moves that will make you think. I use the large rock up top to tie on webbing, but if you have enough webbing, a tree may be better.If you climb up the right wall, this climb becomes a 5.10+ called Zoomer....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Alex M
From: Breckenridge, CO
May 28, 2010
Fun area to climb, but some of the most bizarre top rope bolt placements I've ever seen....
By a.brown
From: bend, Or
Oct 30, 2011
Wow! This is a really fun area. A great place to start placing some trad gear.
By patrick sullivan
From: silverthorne,
May 10, 2013
Anybody have info on the 2 bolted routes on the rock just west of Zuma Rock?
By BreckChristy
Sep 9, 2013
That's known as Zuma West. Left route is 10-, 5 bolts. Right route is 8+/9, 5 bolts. Both are good quality routes that don't seem to see a lot of traffic.

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