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Hillbilly Rocks Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 40.0048, -105.4 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 29, 2006
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Description 

This is a collection of small rocks in the area between Bihedral & Inca Stone on the N side of the canyon. There has been some development here, in particular on Hillbilly 1. While this area is not a destination, it can be fun for a quick visit when time is limited. There is a bit of poison ivy in the gully for the sensitive.

Getting There 

Upstream from the Riviera, park in the pullout on the right (N side), just where the road widens to include a passing lane. The Inca Stone (aka Truth or Consequences) is just up the road and also on the right. Walk up the road a few yards, and find a poor trail that follows a steep drainage up the hill. There is a fair amount of poison ivy in the gully, especially on the R side. Approach takes about 10 minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Hillbilly Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Safe above the crux move.

Dagnabitol 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Hillbilly Rock 2
Stem up and step left past the first bolt to a ledge. Step left to a shallow corner. The right of the two corners is the route Heavy Cipherin'. Clip the 2nd bolt, and make the committing crux moves with almost certain ledgefall potential. The relief of clipping the third bolt will mentally prepare you for one more tricky move. Cruise up easier rock to an overhanging bulge that leads to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Kevin Neilson
From: Boulder
Sep 21, 2008
Note: The poorly-named Hillbilly Crags 2&3 are nowhere near Crag 1, so don't be under the impression that you can easily hike from #1 to the others.

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