The Bastille Crack is Colorado’s most famous and sought-after climbing route. Climbers from all over the world visit Eldorado Canyon State Park to tackle this five-pitch trad route. A 30-second approach protects some of the best climbing in North America! Ivy Baldwin walked a tightrope between the top of the Bastille Formation and the adjoining Wind Tower long before the Bastille Crack was first climbed by US Army Soldiers in the 1950s. The South Boulder Creek roared 582 feet below him as he made the Bastille Formation famous. Pitch one starts right off the road and leads to a spectacular... Read More