Rock Park

Routes are located across the gorge from the New Funtier and can be spotted by hiking to South Park and the New Funtier. Approach the routes from the parking area by the upper bridge and follow the ice park trail. Cut right and take care wandering on top of the cliffs. Most of the climbs are located on a wall across from a pipe spewing lots of water (excess from the towns water supply). Look for anchors and rappel in to belay the climbs. These climbs stay pretty sunny. All of the routes are bolted. ROCK CLIMBING ONLY, NO DRY TOOLING PLEASE.

You will need to rappel into the canyon from the top of the climb and belay above the river, probably either on a ledge or hanging belay. Jimmy’s Arete is located across the canyon from a waterfall created by the town’s water overflow and just upcanyon from the School Room Ice climbing area. Routes are listed climbers right to left. The rock is Rodenite, although it is more featured and more quartz-like than the Techno Crag.

Area Info

Routes: 8

Grade Range: 5.11a – 5.12b

Name Grade Length Comments
Tips Hotline 11b 20m Two roofs provide for two cruxes.
Jimmy’s Arete 11a 22m The nice grippy texture of the rock seems to go away for the crux.
Tora Bora 11c 28m Go right at the first roof. The holds above the upper roof can be tough to find. Shares anchors with Jimmy’s Arete
Freedom Fighters 11a 30m
War on Tourism 11c 29m Starts beneath a bonzai looking juniper on the cliff’s edge.
Arms Race 11d 29m Bolts
Behind Enemy Lines 11a 30m Bolts
Hail to the Thief 12b 20m Bolts

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