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The Box Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,145'
Location: 39.9746, -105.2905 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Jul 9, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: The Box, as viewed from the South. THe Cornucopia ...

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  • Description 

    This large Flatiron sits near the top of Dinosaur Mountain. It is to the North of the Finger Flatiron and to the East of Fum. It is home of some amazing sport climbs on its North and South sides such as Cornucopia (on the South "Scoop Wall") and of some more moderate trad climbs.

    Getting There 

    Follow the Mallory Cave trail past the cave turn off and continue up. As the trail starts to switchback, you will be working your way between the North face of the Finger Flatiron and The Box. You can reach The Box from any of these switchbacks depnding on the route you are aiming for.

    Climbing Season

    For the Central area.

    Weather station 2.9 miles from here

    10 Total Climbing Routes

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

    Classic Climbing Routes in The Box

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Box:
    Stone Love   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
    Discipline   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Cornucopia   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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    Featured Route For The Box
    Rock Climbing Photo: 'Stone Love (10d, PG-13)' comes up the SW face of ...

    Stone Love 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CO : Flatirons : ... : The Box
    This route is a fabulous route with a little so-so rock. The real business happens on good solid stone though. The wild position and gymnastic moves are memorable enough to make this a "must do" adventure climb despite of the short section of poor rock before the crux. Locate this climb by hiking to the South side of the Box, just above (west of) the concave wall. There is an obvious hand-to-fist crack rising up though the bottom of the West end to a huge ledge, the first pitch. The second pitch...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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    Rock Climbing Photo: The Box (Left) and The Finger (right) as viewed fr...
    BETA PHOTO: The Box (Left) and The Finger (right) as viewed fr...

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    By Flatirons Climbing Council
    Aug 4, 2015
    There are three new route applications submitted for the August 2015 cycle of the FCC's Fixed Hardware Review Committee application process. They are located on the Box, Seal Rock, and the Third Flatiron.

    Please visit the FCC site to review the applications and leave any comments you have. The public vote and meeting is set for 6:30 pm on Sept. 2 (Wednesday) at The Spot in Boulder, Colorado.

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