About Juniper Canyon:
Juniper Canyon, although lacking its own pullout on the loop road is home to some of the finest free and aid climbing in all of Red Rocks. Grade IV's and V's are plentiful as well as a healthy number of Grade III's. Although the approaches are longer, they are well worth the effort.
Access: Bivy permits are available for some of the walls in Juniper Canyon.
When to climb: The bigger climbs in this canyon are all north facing, while the shorter ones tend to face south or east.
Classics: Olive Oil, Crimson Chrysalis, Ginger Cracks, Cloud Tower, Rainbow Wall: Original Route
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From Pine Creek: Head down the trail for a little ways. Just past the old homestead, head left on a light path across the wash and up the other side. This trail leads to Juniper Canyon. See individual sections for details on when to leave this trail.
From Oak Creek: Although less hilly, this trail is slightly longer. From the Oak Creek parking lot, head out on the trail on the north side of the lot. This trail eventually bumps into the Juniper Canyon trail. Make a left and head toward the canyon proper.
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