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Shadow of a Man Area Rock Climbing 

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The Shadow of a Man boulder and the surrounding area is home to a ton of problems ranging from very easy to very hard.

Getting There 

From the Mollusk boulder, simply follow the trail until you reach the cliffline. The trail will fork to the left and to the right; the left fork leads to the Illuminati area, and the right fork leads to the Shadow of a Man boulder. Turn right and follow the trail until you hit a large, obvious boulder.

Climbing Season

For the The Holy Boulders area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Shadow of a Man Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Shadow of a Man Area:
Tennis Shoe Arete   V2- 5+     Boulder   
KFC   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 10'   
Comfortably Numb   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   
Seafoam Arete   V4- 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Shadow of a Man   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Seams Easy   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   
Comfortably Numb Arete   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For Shadow of a Man Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Abbey Smith on the opening moves of Shadow  (from ...

Shadow of a Man V5 6C  IL : The Holy Boulders : Shadow of a Man Area
One of the best of the grade the Holies has to offer. Starting on a low jug, move up to a slopey sidepull, do some magic with your feet and reach your left hand up to a bad crimp. Get your feet up, and do a tricky move to a blocky jug in the middle of the face. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in IL

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