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Rock Garden Boulder Area  

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After the graffiti removal.


The Rock Garden has lots of lines just a few miles off the main road. If you know where the Texas Block is, continue on and Rock Garden parking is on the left hand side. I have even seen some Unaweep projects in Rock and Ice magazine that are in the Rock Garden area.

It has a quick approach, a good variety of boulders, and lots of potential for me. In the Colorado Bouldering guidebook, there are 5-6 pages on the Rock Garden.

Getting There 

This is just a bit past the Texas Block area on the left hand side (assuming you're coming from Grand Junction). There's a dirt lot on the left.

Per Kevin Hadfield: this is just after mile marker 150 on CO Hwy 141 on the south side of the road.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 12.6 miles from here

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By Kevin Hadfield
From: New Castle, CO
Mar 21, 2012
This area is located just after mile marker 150 on HWY 141 on the south side of the road.
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