Feb 1, 2011

Guide to Mile 6.3 of Poudre Canyon, CO

Take Highway 287 to Highway 14 West (Ted's Place), then travel 6.3 miles on Hwy 14 West. Park in the large pull-out on the right. The boulder pictured below is located on the opposite bank, ~100ft upstream. The approach time is less than 1 minute but includes a river crossing.

GPS Coordinates:
N 40 41.579
W 105 15.610

1. (V4/5) Start sitting on the ground and follow steep arete. video evidence
2. (V5/6) Start sitting on the rock in the cave and traverse right to join #1. video evidence
3. (V9/10) Start sitting on the ground in the cave and join #2. video evidence

Update: I was fortune to witness another ascent of #3. That ascensionist suggested V8/9 if a "cheater" sweater is used for the first move (^_~).