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Chaos Boulder  


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Description 

The biggest boulder in at Big Bend, featuring many of the area's most classic testpieces.

Getting There 

Locate the largest boulder in the area, about 60m West of the parking lot. If the holds near the ground are slathered in greasy chalk, you are at the Chaos Boulder.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.4 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chaos Boulder:
Rampage   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   
Circus Trick   V4 6B     Boulder   
The Grim Reacher   V5 6C     Boulder, 25'   
Circus Trick Right   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Chaos   V8 7B     Boulder, 25'   
Hell Belly   V10-11 8A     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Chaos Boulder
Chaos goes up the center of the overhang and trends left, and then up the seam.

Chaos V8 7B  UT : Moab Area : ... : Chaos Boulder
Chaos starts standing with both hands on a badly sloping shelf. Alternatively, one can start even lower, again with hands on slopers, to add a move or two. From the shelf, move a bit to the left, using crimps to move upwards. The crux move comes when you get a small gaston and pull left to the lip of the scoop. It's a long move, and footholds are very small. Some guidebook photos can provide beta on this move. Once the lip is attained, mantle up and get over your feet. You're not done. I...[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Rampage, Grim Reacher and in lurking in the shadows, Phantom Fighter
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