Shelf Road

Climbs 500 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 2098m a.s.l – Faces W

Crag features
One of Colorado´s largest sport climbing areas. Several valleys worth of excellent bolted limestone.

Access notes
Wild camping is fine.

No wild camping allowed. You'll get a ticket. Two BLM campgrounds - sites are first come first served and $7 a night.

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGrade
3The Tower of Beta7a+ * 
4Back In Black6b  
5The Omen6b+  
6Apollyon5.8 1
7Sherpa Chicks6c  
8Raising Arizona6b+ * 
9Arizona Rising6b+ * 
10Le Menestrel Cycle7b+ ** 
11Please Send Advil7b+ ** 
12Driven to Tears7b * 
13Desert Rose6b+  
14Paradise Lost7b+ * 
15Pretty Vacant7a *1
16Vapor Trails6b  
17Crack to Black6b  
19Welcome to The Machine7a **1
20Mark Finds Bob Bolting6b+ *1
21Sweat Hog6b  
22The Needle Lies6a * 
23John Wayne Never Wore Boxer Shorts6b  
24Back Her Up Against The Wall And Caulk Her6c *1
25Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones But Whips And Chains Excite6a *1
26E = mc22 * 
27Cactus Rose7a **1
28Barbecuing Traditions7b+ *** 
29Feathers Edge7a+ * 
30Maidens Milk6b *1
31Dancing Digits7a+ * 
32Aliens Ate My Penis6c+ *1
33Paper Bondage6a  
34Handsome Alien7b 1
35Munchkins on Parade6b  
36Ultimatum7c * 
37Skin Heads Big Night Out7a+ **1
38Take The Skin Heads Bowling6c+ 1
39Canada Cooler7b+ ** 
40Little Boys With Little Toys6a  
41Hell Raiser6a+  
42Pigs In Bondage5c  
43Fly Little Super Boy7a * 
44Arete Verdici6c * 
45Peg Leg Wall7a * 
46Close to The Bone7a * 
47Men Of Iron5.9 * 
48The Flamed, The Pumped, The French6b+  
49Promised Land6c+ ** 
50Clutching at Straws (to 1st lower off)6b+ **1
51Clutching at Straws (to 2nd lower off)7b+ ** 
52Catch The Wave7a **1
53Sex Wax6b+  
54Best For Your Stick6b  
55Dog On It6b+  
56Chilli Dog6b+ * 
57Corn Dog6a+  
58Part Insect7b ** 
59Mr Peg Leg Speed Work7a+ ** 
60Incomplete Project7b+ ** 
61Echo7a ** 
62Anarchy X5.11b  
63Inpending Doom6b  
64Crack Nite6c+  
65First Incisions6c+  
66Bambi Meets Godzilla6a ** 
67Who Done It5c * 
68Cold Finger5c  
69Alfalfa Omega6a+ *1
70Dust Lust6b+ *1
71A sharp6a+ * 
73Le Nouveau Riche7c ** 
75# 1 Super Guy6b  
76Doggie Style6a  
77Starving Hippies7a ** 
78Puking Yuppies6b  
79The Flushings6c  
80Flesh Tuxedo6c 1
81The Sweepings6a  
82On The Mushroom6c  
83Neapolitan Head Rush7a+ ** 
84Walking On The Moon8a ** 
85On The Ritz6c *1
86Crow King6c+ * 
89On Crack6b  
90Off Crack6b  
91Power Broker7c * 
92Unnamed6c *1
93Dave Dangle6c+ ** 
94Team Anorexia6c+  
95Energy Before Ecstacy6a  
96Shy Roof6c+  
98Thunder Thighs6c  
99Thunder Tactics7a ***1
100Otis7b+ * 
101Courage and Enlightenment7a  
102Staying Power7a *1
103Sparkle in the Rain7b * 
104Once Upon a Time6b+ 2
106Stormy Weather6a  
107Heavy Weather7b ***1
108Surreal Estate7c *** 
109Unusual Weather7a ***1
111Ice Cream Hangover6c **1
112Le Pincher7c ** 
113Deforestation6b+ *1
114Moaner6b *1
115Peter Pan6c *1
1165.9 Corner5c  
1175.10 Crack6b  
118The Arete6c * 
119Suede Head7c *** 
120No Rest For The Wicked7b *** 
121Future Fossil7b+ *** 
122Back to the Future7a ***2
123No Future For The Timid7a **1
124Rock Frog6b 1
126Concentrated Wierdness5a  
127Mighty Mouse6b  
128The Devil Made Me Dog It7c * 
129The Lesser of Two Evils6c  
130Mismatched Partners6b  
131Ethics? What Ethics?6c *1
132Dancin' Shoes6b+ 1
133Tribal Boundary7a  
134Primal Scream5a  
136Emperor's Robe7a **1
137Lime Street6c+ **1
138Lime Street Right7c ** 
139Oaxamoxa7b ** 
140Ripped6b 1
141Living In America7b *** 
142Taping Tendons7a ** 
143Lost Planet Airmen6b+ ** 
1442150 A.D.6b+ **1
146Beijing7a * 
147Enola Gay5.8  
148Holiday in Cambodia6b * 
149Breakfast in Bhopal7a * 
151Traditional Trickery5.10b * 
152Welcome to Shelf Road6b+ * 
153Sonic Youth6c+  
155Illusions6c *** 
156Smoldering Horse Flesh6c ** 
157Family Jewels7b *** 
158Precious Stone7b *** 
159Easy Money6c ** 
16114 Carats7b ***1
162What's the Combo?7b **1
163Jewel of The Wild7b ** 
164Splitting the Stone7a ** 
165The Gem7c *** 
166Payment in Pump8a *** 
167Cache In The Vault7c+ *** 
168Money Changers7b ** 
169Wad of Dead Presidents7a * 
171Slide It In7b+ * 
172Stuck In The Middle With You6c+ * 
174Levels of The Game7b ***1
175Whisper to a Scream7a *** 
176Black 'N' Dicey6a **1
177El Guapo7b * 
178Puddle of Holes6a *1
179U Pump It7a * 
180Eat, Drink and Beat Larry7b * 
181The Plum6a  
182Kashmere8a *** 
183I Scare Myself6c ** 
184Kinesthesia7b * 
185Enchanted Porkfist6c ***1
188The Crack's On Top6c  
189Muted by Reality6c  
190Suspender Man7a **1
191Thank Heaven For Little Girls6b+ 1
192Corner Pockets6b * 
193Blank Frank7b *** 
194Void LLoyd7b ** 
195Go East Old Man7b **1
196The Welcoming7a **1
197Call From Overseas7b ***1
198Black Awareness6c+ **1
199The Audition7c *** 
200Mannequin7c * 
201Line of Strength7c  
202The Eagle Has Landed7c+ ** 
203The Swinging Richards7b * 
205Meaty, Beaty, Big and Bouncy7b * 
206Who's Next6c+ * 
207Won't Get Fooled Again7b * 
208America is Waiting7a * 
209Elvis solution6c+  
210Infinite Rider On The Big Dogma7b * 
211Air Conditioned Falls2 * 
212Sneivling Rat Face6c * 
214Dead Tree Crack6c  
215Vail Athletic Club7a * 
216Scruples7a **1
217Slipper Queen7a+ ** 
218Porkus Non Grata6c ** 
219Liquid Pork7a  
220Dough Boys6b  
221Nameless7a * 
222Jellie Bellies6b * 
223Not So Killer Bees6c * 
224Apple Bites Back7a *** 
225Phase Dance7b * 
227The List6a+  
228Metropolis7a ***1
229Suburbia6a ***1
230Book Of Bob5.7  
231Miller Time6b+ **1
232Cactus Carrie7a *1
233Spiney Dan6b+ **1
234Bell Ringer6a+  
235Turbo Road7a * 
236Jump For Cholla6b+  
237Little Mecca7b *** 
238Cactus Drop6b+ **1
239Lime And Punishment6c+ **1
240Agent Orange7b ** 
241Farts of Horsemen7b ** 
242No Tomorrow7b ** 
243Monster Man7a * 
244You Snooze, You Lose7a ** 
245Spice Is Nice7a  
246Top Fun6c ** 
247Truancy6c * 
248High Pocs7a  
249Primal Urge7a ** 
250Urge To go7a+ * 
251No Place For a Lady7b ** 
252Arms Are For Hugging6c  
253New Clear Waste6b+ * 
254Girl's Night Out6a+ * 
255Infinite Dreams7a  
256Operation Mind Crime7a  
257Drunk Hicks With Guns6a+  
260Crystallised Water Vapour6b+ * 
261New World6b * 
262Habitat for Humanity6c ** 
264Freeform7b *** 
265Bad Brains7b * 
266Matilda (extension to Bad brains)6c * 
267Helter Skelter7b *** 
268Partners In Crime7a ** 
269Cyborg6c * 
270Village Idiot6c *1
271Bourgeois Belay Dog6a+  
272Helium Boys6c * 
273Guilty by Association5c * 
274Berlin Wall6c * 
275Swinging Chimps6c * 
276Onomatopeia7b * 
277Super Duper Crack6c * 
278Nice Set of Jugs6c * 
279Minimum Security7b ** 
281Lizard With a View7a ** 
282Big Lizard In My Backyard6c  
283Iquana Breath6c  
284Black is Beautiful2 ** 
285Thick as Thieves7b ** 
286Lord of the Warlocks7a  
287Exorcist7a * 
288Satan's Revenge6c  
289Not For Girly Men6c  
290Sympathy For The Devil2  
292Somatophrique Physique7b+ *** 
293The Mutant7b *** 
294Well Hung7a ** 
295Flight of The Monarch6c+ * 
296Abracadabra5a *** 
297In The Region of the Butterfly Pump6c * 
298Elvis Is Everywhere6a+ * 
299Chomping At the Bit6a+ * 
300I Can Smell Your Thoughts7b * 
301Come And Get It7c+ * 
302Elusive Minos7a * 
303Third Generation6a * 
304Just Out Shootin' Blanks2 *** 
305The Spider7b * 
306Dungeon Crack6c * 
307Remoat Control6c * 
308Dragon Fire6a * 
310Armies of Metaphors7a * 
311Abscessed Words to Climb7a **1
312Metaphysical Fictions6b  
313Turbo Charged, Intercooled, Meat Machine6a  
314Pig Dictionary6a ** 
315Stratabulge7b *** 
316My What a Big Bulge7a ** 
317Thirteen Engines7a ** 
318Liquid Affair6c **1
319Love Pump6b * 
320Flash Back to Acid Beach6a+  
321Slender Fungus6b  
323True to Tradition5.7  
324Sick of Tradition5.7  
325No Name7b ** 
326No Passion for Fashion6c+ ** 
327This Nut's For You2  
328Lunch at The Y6c+  
330Menses6b+ * 
331Fever6c+ **1
333Bullet This6c  
334Living In A Vacuum6b * 
335Call To Arms7b ** 
336Sea Of Joy7a * 
337Dolphin Dancing7a * 
338Have a Blast7b ** 
339Wading Through A Ventilator7a  
340Happy Nightmare Baby6a+ * 
341Tuna, Tuna, Tuna6c ** 
342Soluble Fish6c ** 
344M & M7b ** 
345Montage7c *** 
346Mosaic7b+ *** 
347The Mural7b *** 
348Monet7a+ *** 
349Motif7b *** 
350Morrocan Roll6b * 
352Bad Intuition6b  
353Crowded House7b * 
354Room With a View6c * 
355Sorority Girls7a  
356The Sabbatical7c *** 
357Le Pumping Bull7b *** 
358The Skin Walker8a *** 
359White Punks On Rope6b  
360Pocket Rocket7a * 
361Critical Mass7c ** 
362Mr Toad's Wild Ride7b *** 
363One Tree Hill7b * 
364Que Sera Sera7b * 
365Crynoid Corner5.7 3
366Ga-stoned Again5.9 ***1
367Pinheads5.10a 1
368The Crack Of Dawn5.10b ***1
369Black Mamba arete5.9 1
370Fast Food Nation5.10d ***1
371Ian's Climb5.7 **1
372Alexi's Climb5.5 **1
373West Eclipse5.10c **1
374Ma Barker5.7 1
375Pretty Boy Floyd5.7 **1
376Ladies Night in Buffalo5.8 *1
377The Brothel5.8 1
378Pinon Slalem5.9 1
379B & C5.9 **1
380Jasonbecker.com5.10a **1
381Pink Torpedo5.9 **1
382Ol' Four-Seven5.9 1
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This is a fabulous venue. Clean, quiet and very sunny. The American guide writer appears to be a full grade out all the time. Highly recommended.
Ian Jones - 15/Sep/10
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