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Pink Floyd Area Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Hoez on Jan 10, 2010  with updates from Nick Reecy

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Per Nick Reecy:

It may be safe to say that the quantity, density, and quality of the boulders found at Pink Floyd outshines the rest of Nine Mile Hill.

Pink Floyd is the far west boundary of the Mecca Area. The boulders are those which are located at 6,200 feet below the canyon's west wall above the Mecca area.

The style of bouldering is predominantly vertical, but many slab and slightly overhung problems exist as well. The area is sublimely secluded from the highway that intersects the canyon and unlike Main Mecca, Pink Floyd's soil isn't nearly as nasty after becoming wet, and the canyon wall makes for early shade during late afternoons.

Getting There 

Per Nick Reecy: from the Mecca parking area, go through the green gate (close it behind you), follow the foot path downhill, cross East Creek, head uphill, make a right on the dirt track, head north by northwest for a few minutes, make a left onto a well worn foot path, head west through a sage brush meadow toward the west canyon wall. The trail will eventually deposit you at the Main Boulder. At a brisk pace, you can reach the area in about 10 minutes. It is approximately a 0.5 mile, one way, to reach the center of the area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.7 miles from here

138 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',36],['2 Stars',79],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Pink Floyd Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pink Floyd Area:
Endocrine Disruptor   V3 6A     Boulder, 13'   Megalomania Block
Orangutang   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Megalomania Block
Young Lust   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 14'   Main Boulder
Terminal Frost   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Main Boulder
Magic Tricks    V7-8 7B     Boulder, 15'   Main Boulder
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This is one of the most complete problems in the valley. There is a little bit of everything in this guy: pockets, crimps, big slopers, pinches, and a dyno to top it all off. The line goes up and right and incorporate's a large jug FAR RIGHT after the series of crimps. From here, move up to the apex of the boulder and top out...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Photos of Pink Floyd Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: One small segment of the Main Boulder's east face.
BETA PHOTO: One small segment of the Main Boulder's east face.
Rock Climbing Photo: Once you see this boulder on the trailhead up towa...
Once you see this boulder on the trailhead up towa...

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By Nick Reecy
Feb 3, 2012
Sweet, thanks for posting!
By Hoez
From: Uganda
Feb 5, 2012

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