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Bumbling Stock 

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BETA PHOTO: Overview. Haulbag left of Desiderata for scale.


Just to the west of Stumbling Block is a formation called Bumbling Stock. It is identified by tiered roofs on the left side and an obvious splitter OW on the right.

Getting There 

Park at mile marker 270, 1.7 miles up the canyon, and approach as you would for the Stumbling Block. Once at the Stumbling Block, go left and over the hill to this formation.


A. Desiderata, 11+, 1p, 100', bolts.
B. Crack a Beer, 11, 1p, 105', gear.
C. Unknown, ?.

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bumbling Stock:
Crack a Beer   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
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Featured Route For Bumbling Stock
Brandon Patterson entering the second crux. <br />March 2007, Photo by Adam Peters.

Desiderata 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a  CO : Golden : ... : Bumbling Stock
Currently this is the only bolted line at the Bumbling Stock. Start in the center of the crag at a right-facing flake. A midway optional belay anchor reduces the drag. Otherwise, bring a few longer draws and a 60m or 70m rope.Lieback the flake, mantle onto a ramp. Steep slab smears to a cruxy arete move (10+ish). Easier climbing leads you to a right-leaning undercling corner (2nd crux) and over a small roof. Finish on steep headwall, with a last tricky highstep crux at the last bolt. The anchors...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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