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Alcove Dyno 
Alcove East Overhang 
Allegro Bulge 
Bob's Bulge 
Center Eliminate 
Cloud Shadow Low 
Cloud Shadow Traverse 
Consideration, The 
Corridor Problem, The 
Dandy Line 
East Inside Corner 
Easy solo 
Graveyard Shift 
Hagan's Wall 
Hagan's Wall Direct 
Highway Attraction 
Jump Start of Faith 
Moderate Bulge 
New Beginnings 
Reverse Consideration 
Sailor's Delight 
Traverse Ramp 
Undercling Traverse 
William's Pull 
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Cloud Shadow Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.00272, -105.29477 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Patrick Vernon on Jan 1, 2001

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BETA PHOTO: A look at the left half of the Cloud Shadow boulde...


This is a great bouldering area, with several classic traverses and several more classic straight up problems.

Getting There 

Park at the obvious Capstan Rock and head across the road and downhill for a few feet to a long wall coverd in pockets with a small boulder next to it that resembles a golf club.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Cloud Shadow

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cloud Shadow:
Easy solo   V0- 4-     Boulder   
Contemplation   V0 4     Boulder   
Moderate Bulge   V1 5     Boulder   
Allegro Bulge   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Alcove East Overhang   V3 6A     Boulder   
The Corridor Problem   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
The Consideration   V4 6B     Boulder   
Cloud Shadow Traverse   V4-5 6B+     Boulder   
Hagan's Wall   V5 6C     Boulder   
Bob's Bulge   V6- 7A     Boulder   
Cloud Shadow Low   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Curmudgeon   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
New Beginnings   V8 7B     Boulder, 18'   
Shadowline   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
Undercling Traverse   V9 7C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Cloud Shadow
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeff about to pull the crux move - sorry for the r...

Hagan's Wall V5 6C  CO : Boulder : ... : Cloud Shadow
This is a classic of Flagstaff mountain. It is the first problem you come to if approaching from The Capstan. It starts on a small two finger pocket for the right hand and a good, although painful, edge for the left. Pull up and throw to a sloping rail, then throw again above the rail to two not quite ideal pebbles. The top out isn't too bad. A great problem, it is wise to use a pad and a spotter as the crux is a little comitting. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Anonymous Coward
Jul 17, 2001
This rock has a some fun problems and is usually much less crowded than other areas on Flagstaff. Plus it sits in the shade in the afternoon, making it great for after work or class.
By Thegillest
From: Boulder, Colorado
Aug 1, 2012
This area is usually cramed with dreadlocked bystanders and plenty of people jumping to share their triumphant tales of perilous danger...but other than that, there are some truly classic problems on this wall.

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