Bastille Crack (5.7) Climber's Log

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ashish - Feb 12, 2015 12:04 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2014

Fun and intense  Sucess!

beginner trad climber. very windy day.

alpineair - Oct 28, 2013 8:22 pm

Classic!  Sucess!

First time I climbed it you could park right there and belay from your bumper.


ywardhorner - Dec 26, 2012 11:43 am Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2002

Been a while  Sucess!

wow, it was a long time ago but I wanted to sign the log because this route left an impression on me. One of my first multi-pitch climbs and I wasn't much good at crack climbing. Got whupped but made it to the top eventually (after being passed by a free solo guy).

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Aug 8, 2012 4:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

Enough procrastination already  Sucess!

Hit it in the am on a day that was supposed to top 85 degrees only to find it 97 degrees when we reached the car. Great line, but actually slick and not that fun compared to others in Eldo.


alpine345 - May 21, 2012 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1992

eldo  Sucess!

Day trip with Greg H, Tim F, Jamie B, Kristy K, Mike G


SarahThompson - May 4, 2012 6:25 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2012

Classic, went to summit  Sucess!

Finally got to experience this Eldo classic. Finished with the Ament Variation. Scrambled to the summit of The Bastille from the top of the route (which was very cool but very exposed and 5.0ish).

Brian C

Brian C - Aug 1, 2011 9:56 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2011

Classic  Sucess!

Nice day on the Bastille. Never been on it before and enjoyed being the only folks on the route. I see why this is such a classic but wish it wasn't so polished. Could be loved to death someday.


zoomloco - Jul 19, 2011 12:58 am

the best 5.7  Sucess!

go early- dont wait in line

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - May 11, 2011 12:02 pm

fun climb  Sucess!

fun route in Eldorado, very popular, had to wait at belay stations for the previous party to move up.


noahs213 - Apr 26, 2011 1:15 am Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2011

Onsight Free Solo  Sucess!

Had done P1 before. Onsight free soloed the upper 4 pitches. All together in about 10 minutes from bottom to top at sunset. Life is good!


LadyACray - Sep 13, 2010 12:09 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2010

First Crack!  Sucess!

Still not a fan of crack... but I made it!


SKI - Sep 1, 2010 10:39 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2010

Well worth the wait  Sucess!

Damn, that is one fine cack

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 26, 2010 9:04 am

great route  Sucess!

Fun route, great views, just gets a little too crowded.

wolfskinrosie - Aug 12, 2010 12:20 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2010

Bastille  Sucess!

I can see why this is a classic!


noahs213 - Jun 2, 2010 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2010

Superb route  Sucess!

Pretty easy. I've heard a lot of people say the climbing is a lot harder since the rock is more polished. But it was not bad at all. Good 5.7 lead. Protect the start. Don't skip out on gear at the start. That's how many have died on this route. The protection is so there.


Alika - Apr 10, 2010 9:34 am Date Climbed: Apr 9, 1990

First Eldo Lead (first pitch)  Sucess!

Led the first pitch, which was my first eldo lead, and my first onsight trad lead attempt ever. Fun route!


McCannster - Sep 10, 2009 11:28 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2009

Bastille  Sucess!

Fun climb in the afternoon with Colin. Climbed it in 3 pitches, I led summit pitch. Rained and thundered right above us for about 10 minutes on pitch 2.


CBakwin - Jul 17, 2009 11:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2009

Yo  Sucess!

So I climbed this in the mid seventies but then again with my brother and Buzz Burell. really nice climb, great day, two great partners! Had a blast.


randaro - Jun 18, 2009 10:51 pm Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2009

Still Classic  Sucess!

I try to do this every time I am in the area. It's that fun. Gets a little more polished every year. 30 min wait. Caught one group at top of first pitch. The group behind caught us (two mins) never saw either again. Waited at base for over an hour after hanging out on the top for half an hour. Hope they are o.k. I'll be back.


Narendra - Dec 25, 2008 9:14 am

Bastille  Sucess!

Sweet climb! classic first pitch! Hit this one early to avoid the lines

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