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Eldorado Canyon

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About Eldorado Canyon:

ELDORADO CANYON: The premier trad climber's paradise in the States (rivaled only by Yosemite itself) lies 7 miles southwest of Boulder, Colorado. This spectacular canyon presents potential climbers with excellent trad climbing on walls up to 700 ft. tall. With more than 600 routes in the canyon and a multitude of opportunties still lurking - Eldorado Canyon can't be beat, Eldorado has MORE than a lifetime supply of rock. Eldo as it is known to the locals also is home to world famous routes such as The Naked Edge, Rosy Crusifiction, Bastille Crack and Inner Space.
Nearest town or city: Eldorado Springs
Directions: From Boulder, take HW 93 (Broadway) South until you get to the first stop light after leaving Boulder. This is Eldorado Springs Dr. Take this West until you hit the town. The park entrance is at the end of the dirt road into town. From Denver get onto 6th Ave. and follow that west into Golden, stay on this road(hwy93) as it turns north and heads up to Boulder. After a while of driving take a left on Eldorado Springs Dr. Take this West until you hit the town. The park entrance is at the end of the dirt road into town. OR take the fast way- I-25 north to Hwy 36 west(towards boulder). Take the Superior/Louisville/Eldorado Springs exit. At the top of the ramp turn left. at the second stoplight turn right onto Co 170. follow this several miles, you will come to a stoplight where 170 crosses 93. Go straight through the light, follow 170 on into Eldorado Springs, the park is at the far end of the town.
Latitude, Longitude: 39.55000, -105.16000
Access Issues:
Camping: None
When to Climb: Autumn
Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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Forum Discussions (See all 33 posts )

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Sandstone after the rain cracklover 22 May 20 2010, 2:17 PM
With Replies Must do Eldo Climbs 5.5-5.7 bigfatrock 2 Mar 30 2009, 9:20 AM
No Replies FOUND: cam @ Eldo p1 Rewritten/Great Zot highcamp 0 Nov 20 2008, 12:27 PM
No Replies You left a piece of gear @ 2nd belay ledge for Wind Ridge & Tigger - Sat April 19 in Eldo catclimbs 0 Apr 19 2008, 6:53 PM
No Replies in search of a climbing partner now until march 24th suchagame 0 Mar 13 2008, 9:04 PM
No Replies eldo over thanksgiving? seeds 0 Oct 31 2007, 10:01 AM
With Replies Eldo Summer Moderates offroute 2 Jul 09 2007, 10:52 AM
No Replies where to camp 512mglass 0 Aug 04 2006, 10:50 AM
With Replies Bastille Crack rating rico511 1 Jul 12 2006, 6:05 PM
With Replies The Chipmunks at Eldo.... devkrev 13 Jul 07 2006, 9:46 PM
With Replies Boulder, CO April 5th-11th Weather Info? laurajpetersen 1 Mar 22 2006, 9:44 AM
With Replies Lost camera aierez 1 Jan 23 2006, 2:40 PM
With Replies Moving to Boulder and looking for general info... maimed 5 Jan 12 2006, 9:16 PM
With Replies Traveling to Eldo, suggested route? tradtimbo 3 Oct 13 2005, 7:49 PM
With Replies Found Gear on "Touch and Go" 9/25 climbingnurse 1 Sep 27 2005, 7:01 PM