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Gross Reservoir  Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.9455, -105.3474 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Thegillest on Aug 1, 2012  with updates from Justin Brunson


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This area has granite, freestanding boulders that are 15- 20 feet tall and well-featured with slopers, crimps and jugs. The boulders in this area contains many problems from V0 and up. This area is still undeveloped, for the most part, and has quite a bit of potential.

Getting There 

Park at scenic overlook two car parking and designated parking only. Continue down the road untill you reach a right hand pullout blocked by a gate reading; NO PARKING. Cross the road and continue under the the power line towards the magnificent "dome" until you reach a clear area holding three or four free standing boulders. This area is referred to as the chipped boulders area in a local guidebook because of the repulsive chipping of artificial holds and ignorant placement of numerous bolts. If you see this disgusting defacement, then you're in the right place.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 0.3 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',4]

Classic Climbing Routes in Gross Reservoir

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gross Reservoir :
West Face   V0 4 PG13     Boulder, 13'   Natural Apparatus Boulder
Party Trick   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 15'   Natural Apparatus Boulder
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