Garden of the Gods

Climbs 200 – Rocktype Sandstone (soft) – Altitude 1950m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
A number of soft sandstone rock formations with single and multipitch routes up to 8 pitches long, within a managed park complete with visitor centre, near Colorado Springs. The majority of routes are protected with drilled pitons or bolts, but many require some gear as well. An interesting and unusual place to climb with some high quality routes. Good grade coverage in the range 5.6 to 5.11a and a handful of easier and harder routes, up to 5.12d.

Approach notes
Follow signs for Garden of the Gods National Park, then visit visitor centre to register for a climbing permit (free), and get map of rock and parking.

Rock Climbing Colorado (1995)

Climbs at this crag

Sort climbs
 Climb nameGrade
1West Point Crack5.7 2
3Silver Spoon5.5 1
4Potholes5.7 *4
5South Ridge5.6 1
6Cowboy Boot Crack5.6 2
7North Ridge (Montezuma's Tower)5.7 ***2
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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Great documentary on bolting controversy...
Just Tintin - 03/Jul/15