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French Kiss Area Rock Climbing 


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The majority of these boulders are located within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, which is regulated & patrolled by the US Forest Service. Climber MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Two minutes from farther upcanyon from the Dali boulder is a number of newly established problems (2010) in a pristine setting at the base of the alpine slabs.

Getting There 

Walk approximately 200 meters up canyon from the Dali area, trending left until you reach a break in the trees and an old campsite with a firepit by a big boulder. The French Kiss Boulder is directly behind the campfire boulder and is easily identified by the unmistakable "Tongue" starting hold.

Climbing Season

For the Area A area.

Weather station 1.6 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['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',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Mike Gallagher two seconds away from sticking the ...

Pinch Me Squeeze Me V6 7A  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : French Kiss Area
Start with a low feet with a left and crimp rail and a difficult right hand pinch ("Pinch me, dammit!"). Core up and shot for the rail. This is a one move wonder that has given fits to many a climber who climbs well above this grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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