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Garden of the Gods

CO Front Range, USA

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.

Access 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.

Guidebooks
Rock Climbing Colorado (1995)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1West Point Crack5.7 2
 NORTH GATEWAY ROCK, WEST FACE  
3Silver Spoon5.5 1
4Potholes5.7 *3
5South Ridge5.6 1
6Cowboy Boot Crack5.6 1
 Climb nameGradex
7North Ridge (Montezuma's Tower)5.7 ***2
8North Ridge (Red Twin Spire)5.9 1
9Incline Ledge (Red Twin Spire)5.8 1
10New Era (Grey Rock)5.7 ***1
11Bob's Buttress Crack (Grey Rock)5.8 **1
12West Face5.8 1
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