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Description 

There are several boulders of varying size infront of and to the sides of the Main Wall. Boulder problems of varying difficulty and even some TR anchors on at least one of the big boulders.

Getting There 

Follow the trail from the parking up the hill till you get to the boulders infront of the wall. Then make your way to your boulder of choice.

Climbing Season

For the The Box climbing areas area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Big move to the pocket

Red Dwarf V9 7C  NM : Socorro Area : ... : Spook Outlying Boulders
Starting low on a right hand slot and left hand sloper, make the big move on to the face to gain the sharp left hand crimp. Continue up the face via crimps to the final stab to a perhaps the sharpest pocket in the world. Top out. Red Dwarf is a very good looking boulder, and the stone is immaculate, the highest quality at the box, it just happens to be ultra-sharp. Can be done as a stand start via the two low crimps on the face, about V7. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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By Bob Broilo
From: Socorro, NM
Dec 28, 2009
Click here for beta from the Socorro Bouldering Guide
By Eily from ABQ
From: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Feb 22, 2011
How can something be graded "V4-V7?" That seems like an awfully wide range....just sayin.
By EBee
From: Golden,CO
Feb 25, 2011
i assume you are referring to Eric Scully - V4 (V4-V7)? i think that the wide grade range arises due to the fact that this problem is somewhat height dependent. If you are tall enough you can get a great heel toe cam in the start hold and keep it till you reach the lip. If you're shorter you really have to crank on the incut flake crimps. still, i agree it is a wide grade range...
By Bob Broilo
From: Socorro, NM
Mar 30, 2011
If you read the intro to the guide it explains the shorthand used in the name block for the problem. (V4-V7) is the reported range of grades, while V4 is the consensus. That information is included for historical reasons, it's interesting to see how some problems are all reported the same grade and some vary wildly. One problem is V1 (V1-V9) but it's an inside joke :-).

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