Drive West on Canyon from Boulder and set your odometer at the bridge just east of the Dome. Drive 8.1mi up the canyon and a little ways beyond Boulder Falls, look for Practice Rock on the north side of the road with a gravel pullout. Park here then head across the creek on the south side of the road via a tree bridge.
To access the routes, hike downstream to the east end of the wall then scramble up an easy ramp to the base of the routes. Descent from the top is via a gully on the west side of the wall.
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bell Buttress Massif:
One of Christian Griffith's menage a trois of exceptional sport climbs put up in the late '80s after CG's return from six months in France. CG's "Big-Three" (Paris Girl, Desdichado, and Verve) were much sought after achievements for any aspiring sport climbing hardman (or woman) and some of the hardest routes in the U.S. at the time. A solid 5.13 on perfect granite with interesting moves and some of the best positioning in Boulder Canyon, this...[more]Browse More Classics in CO