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Clutch (aka Double Clutch) 
Drunken Master 
Fingerlock Campus Mantel 
Godzilla 
Gravities Rainbow S 
Last Resort  
Mainstreet 
Moby's Traverse 
Ode to Failure 
Pinchy Warmup 
Shady Arete  
Sherman Pinch Problem 
Sister Boulder - Left Face 
Syringe, The 
Vice, The 
Warmup Layback 

Main Area (Arthur's Rock)  


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Description 

The reason(s) you came to Arthur's lie here. Located below the access trail are classics like the Vice, Brick Pinch, Godzilla, Mainstreet, Ode to Failure, Syringe, and the Last Resort. You will find shade in the forest on the north faces, or some sun on the southern aspects.

Getting There 

Hike up the Arthur's Rock trail until you reach the bouldering access trail, perhaps 20 minutes. Head up this trail passing the Fog That Surrounds area. Above this, there are two access trails that head downhill to the left. The first trail heads down to the southern sides of Drunken Master and Warm Up Boulders. The second leads down to the north Side of the Warm Up and Drunken Master Boulders, as well as the Syringe Boulder.

On the first access trail - on the east and south sides of the Drunken Master Boulder - you will pass problems such as Last Resort, Brick Pinch, Double Stack, before the boulder slabs out into the solo/highball Drunken Master. The next boulder downhill is the Warm Up Boulder's South face with the Warm Ups, Clutch, and Le Crimp. Next to this is Mole People. If you circle right and uphill around the Warm Up Boulder, you will reach the amphitheater with Vice (on the Warm Up Boulder), Syringe (on its own boulder to the west), and Ode to Failure (on the west side of Drunken Master Boulder). The second downhill trail heads directly from Shotput to this spot. Mount Olympus is just uphill from Syringe, and further west and a little uphill is the Arete Boulder.

To reach Godzilla and Hank's Roof, follow a trail downhill from the Warm Up Boulder by Clutch. Sister Boulder lies just downhill from Godzilla. The Beast Boulder, Crystal Pinch Boulder, and the Lizard Boulder are around the east side of the Godzilla Boulder and a little uphill.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.1 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Area (Arthur's Rock):
Warmup Layback   V1 5     Boulder   
Sherman Pinch Problem   V2 5+     Boulder   
Fingerlock Campus Mantel   V3 6A     Boulder   
Shady Arete    V3 6A     Boulder   
Pinchy Warmup   V3 6A     Boulder   
Mainstreet   V5 6C     Boulder   
Last Resort    V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
The Syringe   V6 7A     Boulder, 17'   
Godzilla   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Clutch (aka Double Clutch)   V8 7B     Boulder, 10'   
Ode to Failure   V8 7B     Boulder, 10'   
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Godzilla V7 7A+  CO : Fort Collins : ... : Main Area (Arthur's Rock)
Godzilla is a classic problem up the steep backside-face of the Godzilla Boulder. Start up a slightly overhanging groove (on great rock) following small crimps to gain a vertical seam. Techy footwork and a throw to a jug/horn leads to the top. Incredible climbing! Four stars for sure!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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