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Submitted By: richard magill on Nov 3, 2003
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Description 

Another great spot to do contrived Morrison sequences!

This is a bouldering spot that is a bit more like caving than climbing. You have to climb down into a jumble of boulders to get to the start of the lines.And you have to be careful not to drag your rear over the same rocks as you climb up.

On the plus side, there are a couple of cool sequences you can do, and you can come up with half a dozen variations by declaring various eliminates.

All the problems would fall in the V0 to V3 range, unless you get really crazy with eliminates.

Getting There 

The Cockpit lies about 15 yards right of the tree slab, roughly midway between Nautilus and the Lobby.

Look for chalk and climb on down into the Pit.

Climbing Season

For the Morrison Boulders area.

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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['<=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',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Cockpit

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Cockpit:
The Cockpit Roof Right   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 10'   
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The Cockpit Crack V1 5  CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : The Cockpit
Straight up out of the cockpit is an obvious crack. Climb up on jugs until you reach the crack proper. There is a great hand jam just under the roof, followed by killer finger locks above the roof. You can make this go more like V2 if you avoid using any holds other than the crack itself....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Cockpit innards.
BETA PHOTO: The Cockpit innards.

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By richard magill
Nov 4, 2003
Correction: I meant to say that this is 15 yards to the RIGHT of the tree slab, not to the left.
By Olaf Mitchell
From: Paia, Maui, Hi,
Mar 30, 2007
This was always a good place to boulder. Every day I would excavate a few more rocks and it got deeper and deeper! Maybe some of you have continued the project. It seemed that it could go on for ever.
The Cock Pit became twice as long as when I found it, Maybe it's three times by now.

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