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Bear Canyon Bouldering

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Afro Bush 
Bear Trap 
Bristol Slab, The 
Broccoli Beef 
Candy Corn 
Egg Roll Traverse 
Flake Roof 
Garden Party 
Hernia Exam, The 
Kändy Körn 
Landing Strip 
Murffy Slab-a-thon 
Party Trick 
Pumpkin Seeds 
Sunshine Traverse 
Survival of the Fitness 
Swee Sowa Pork 
Tears Overhang 
V9"ish" Arete 
Warmup Slab 
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Bear Canyon Bouldering  

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Nice bouldering all along the Bear Canyon Trail. Mostly covered by the usual guidebooks. The streambed tends to be shady, while the slopes of Dinosaur Mountain/Nebel Horn can provide sun or shade.

Getting There 

Bear Canyon Trail from Bear Mountain Drive or NCAR.

The approach is 40 minutes +/- but not too much elevation gain compared to other approaches in the Flatirons.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.7 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bear Canyon Bouldering:
Warmup Slab   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   
Garden Party   V1 5 R     Boulder, 22'   
Flake Roof   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Party Trick   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   
Tears Overhang   V5 6C     Boulder   
Biohazard   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Bear Trap   V7 7A+     Boulder, 18'   
Afro Bush   V8 7B     Boulder, 16'   
V9"ish" Arete   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
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Trailhedral Rock, Hydrahedral climbs north-facing,...

Hydrahedral V6 7A  CO : Flatirons : ... : Bear Canyon Bouldering
This an obvious trailside dihedral. After failing at the lip for many years, I came down it on a rope to clean the upper slab. Judging from the amount of moss and lichen on all the upper holds, it's been a long time since its been ascended....much better now. Go do it!Apparently this has been done with 2 different exits. We moved right up the arete to a good, right-hand, finger bucket to top out. The other exit would involve going straight up the face on very bad holds...this version seems ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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