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CU Boulder's Old Main is one of Boulder's oldest buildings. Old main housed not only the first classrooms but the president's home, the library, and the janitor's quarters. While most buildings or campus have shelf-like holds, Old Main has a more natural rock look and feel because they used chunks rather than slabs of sandstone to construct it.

Getting There 

This is on the North side of Norlin Quad midway along.

It is the building that has a sign that reads "Old Main".

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Just after the crux move.

High Voltage V2 5+  CO : Boulder : ... : Old Main
This is a dope traverse overall.When you are underneath the staircase, face the wall with the wooden door. Look to your left, and put your hands on the small, angled corner of the wall just to the right of the smaller stairs. On the other side of the trench, there is a small angled corner just like the one you have your hands on, that is the finish. Work your way along the the wall, across the doorway, over to the other side.The pipes overhead are lava: do not touch!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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