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Bumbling Stock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 39.74102, -105.2601 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Darren Mabe on Sep 10, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: Overview. Haulbag left of Desiderata for scale.

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  • Description 

    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, ?.

    Climbing Season

    For the Clear Creek Canyon area.

    Weather station 1.6 miles from here

    2 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in Bumbling Stock

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bumbling Stock:
    Crack a Beer   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
    Desiderata   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Bumbling Stock

    Featured Route For Bumbling Stock
    Rock Climbing Photo: Vanessa approaching Crack a Beer.

    Crack a Beer 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  CO : Golden : ... : Bumbling Stock
    Low angled 5.7-5.8 climbing with inobvious pro leads to a stance (optional two-bolt belay of the Desiderata). Slightly overhanging wide fists and stacks for 20 feet (#3.5 -#4.5 Camalot). Higher up, it eases off considerably, with some jugs and face holds, and small pro options inside the crack. Hell, you could sling a chockstone for complete trad style. Finish at the anchors of the Desiderata....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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