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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...

Description 

There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.


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12 Total Routes


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