The Plethora Boulders host a number of classic problems in an easy-to-get-to location and make for a fantastic workout. The majority of the problems are on the east face and thus receive nice late-morning to mid-day sun in the winter and make for a shady place to climb on a summer evening. The rock, like everything in this section of canyon, is sandstone. Almost all the problems on the east faces are on excellent quality rock. However, dubius stone can be found on the west faces.
From US Highway 50, about 10 minutes from downtown Junction, turn onto CO Highway 141 towards Gateway/Naturita. Take this highway for about 5 minutes until you see the obvious, triangular Fossil Boulder on your right. Pull off here, check out the fossil imprints, and warm up on the easy, super-classic high balls. Then hop back in your car and drive 100' south to the Plethora Boulders.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Plethora Boulders:
Route 2 V5 6C Boulder
Route 5 V8 7B Boulder
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Route 2 V5 6C CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Plethora Boulders
This is perhaps the best boulder problem at the Plethora Boulders and should not be missed. It consists of big moves on generally good holds above an excellent landing. Start sitting on a long, angling hold and make a big move up to a blocky jug. Move right out the horizonal crack feature to a hueco and then up to the lip/arete above. Make a move left on the arete to a large hold and rock over. Quickly descend off the south face so you can do another lap!Variation: Start a few feet to the l...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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