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The Automator Boulder

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Tommy's Arete 

The Automator Boulder 


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Automator Boulder, RMNP.
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Description 

This boulder is home to two of the most classic problems in the park, Tommy's Arete and The Automator. The formation is massive but relatively low making it a bit tricky to find.


Getting There 

From the Centaur Boulder, head west and a bit north (right) to the height of land, just a bit past the Skyscraper Boulder. About five minutes should do it. Look for a boulder with a striking well-featured SE arete and a very steep east face.


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['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['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',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Automator Boulder:
Tommy's Arete   V7 7A+     Boulder, Alpine   
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Tommy's Arete V7 7A+  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Automator Boulder
This is the amazing arete on the right side of the boulder can't miss it.Sit start low and go right hand to a small crimp, from there follow good holds to a shelf, then bust out the crux and top 'er. Watch out for the rock behind you....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete. <br /> <br />Photo credit: Dan Moncur.
Danny Baker: Tommy's Arete.

Photo credit: Dan Mon...
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By Akschel
Sep 23, 2010

What are those two boulders on the right of Tommy's Arete?
Both start on the same holds as Tommy's, but after the first three moves you move to the right.