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Rock Island II

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Rock Island II  

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Elevation: 5,631'
Location: 40.015, -105.3123 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001

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This is the little bit of rock about 150m West of the pullout to the Dome. There is a big overhang on the West side of the rock.

L->R (not sure that makes sense on a "spire")

Old Practice Aid Crack
Candelaria's Crack, 12-
Two Move Groove, 8

Getting There 

Park on the right side of the road next to the rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.4 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rock Island II:
Candelaria's Crack   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad   
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Candelaria's Crack 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CO : Boulder Canyon : Rock Island II
This is a really nice overhanging finger crack that is only about 15-20 ft high. Really more of a boulder problem, but it is also a nice crack to practice some clean aid. You can downclimb to the left of the route. There is another rinky-dink "route" to the left with a single 1/4" bolt halfway up. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Kevin Coopman
Mar 16, 2004
Great rock for an intermediate climbers trying to escape 5.8 routes. Easy to get to, can park 100 feet from the climbing area. Bolts for the 5.10 route.
By Chris O'Connor
From: boulder, co
Jul 30, 2007
Bolts? I haven't seen bolts here? There is one old bolt on an old 'aid' project, but I think that's it. Could someone provide more info?
By James Beissel
From: Boulder, CO
Apr 16, 2008
I'm pretty sure Kevin was confusing this area with Rock Island I.
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