Alpha Boulder Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||38.9473, -108.4782 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Nick Reecy on Mar 3, 2013|
BETA PHOTO: Alpha Boulder's east and south faces.
Bravo is a large boulder that is home to a host of problems. The east-facing overhang provides a few decent lowball problems, and the south and west faces offer a handful of highball problems.
The rock quality is mixed but is mostly very good. The landings are also mixed but are quite good where most of the problems climb. There is a small down-climb on the northeast corner near the juniper tree.
From the parking area, cross HWY 141 to the east, and head up the hill in a northeasterly direction. Reference page map for clarification.
Climbing Season For the Nine Mile Hill area.
Weather station 12.1 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Alpha Boulder
Foxtrot Tango V2 5+ CO
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Stand start with hands matched three feet from the ground on the sketchy shelf. From there, work out the roof to the jugs, then make a big move to the lip, rein in the cut, and mantle atop the boulder.The initial feet are not good due to the rock's quality, the remainder of the problem is great though....[more] Browse More Classics in CO