Altitude 1600m a.s.l
Amazing. © Matt K Kelley Photography
A glorious conglomerate sandstone canyon offering routes of all lengths and difficulties. Variety of feature and hue of rock abound.
The Bastille is the first crag on the left as you enter, right on the road.
Wind Tower and Whale's Tail are just opposite, with lots of classic easy/moderate routes.
The great central cliff is known as the Redgarden Wall.
The West Ridge is to the west of Redgarden.
For Supremacy follow the dirtroad past The Bastille for about half a mile.
The current guide book lists 14 crags and 1500+ routes.
South from Boulder or north from Golden on CO 93, then west on CO 170. Drive through Eldorado Springs, then into Eldorado Canyon State Park. The park is day use only. Entry lis currently $8 per car, or a one year Colorado State Parks pass is available for $70. Closures of various climbs may be in effect from time to time to protect nesting raptors. These closures are posted at the entrance as well as on the park website, http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/Parks/eldoradocanyon
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