Login with Facebook
Nicky's Boulders

Select Area...
Big Bear Boulder 
Little Bear Boulder 
Soup Boulder 
Upper Boulder 
Whale's Eye Boulder 

Nicky's Boulders  

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 7,750'
Location: 40.3841, -105.5495 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 1,553
Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Don Morris on Feb 3, 2013
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


These are on the South side of Castle Mountain in an open meadow strewn with boulders. Bob Horan's Bouldering Colorado, Falcon Press, 2008 has a nice picture of the area.

Getting There 

From downtown Estes Park, take highway US 34 for 2 miles just past Nicky's Resort and Lodge. The meadow is on the north side of the road. Hike north on a faint trail for 100 yards to enter National Park Service land.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

10 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Nicky's Boulders
Bread of Life starts with your left foot in the scooped out dish just right of the arÍte.

Bread of Life V6 7A  CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Upper Boulder
This is a fight almost the entire way through especially right at the start. Make a few long moves with tenuous feet to get established on an okay rail with your hands, and then dig deep to finish. This is a classic face testpiece....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Comments on Nicky's Boulders Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -