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Block Boulder

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Toy Castle 

Block Boulder 


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Location: 39.061, -108.6427 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tanner Wixom on Aug 25, 2012
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Description 

This boulder has an obvious rectangular face if you look at it from downhill. The rock is solid on the rectangular face, but on other sides and top the rock is soft and peels off easily. The rectangular face has potential for difficult problems. One side has some good, steep slab. You can walk off the boulder on the uphill side.


Getting There 

This is the farthest north boulder in the Upper Caprock area. There is a medium, flat boulder leaning against its rectangular face.


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Featured Route For Block Boulder
This is the start position.  Just move straight up from here and then top out.

Toy Castle V2- 5+  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Block Boulder
Start with your right on a good crimp and your left in a slopey, shallow pocket. Step onto a high lip above the roof to get started and then move your way up plentiful--but tiny--crimps. The rock on the topout is a little crumbly, so be careful.Because the start is so high, the route has very few moves. It's worth doing if you like slab....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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