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Turd Boulder aka Leaning Boulder

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Turd Boulder aka Leaning Boulder  


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Description 

Turd Boulder is behind the North Shelf Block. Nicely overhanging problem moving up from left to right. Fun moves, possible variations. Watch your landings...not sure how it got its name.

Getting There 

Hike through the "V-notch" to the left of and above the North Shelf Block then follow a faint trail 50' to the south.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Turd Boulder aka Leaning Boulder:
Leaning Overhang   V5- 6C     Boulder   
Stanturd Route   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Genital Grinder? Ground Control?   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 10'   
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Genital Grinder? Ground Control? V5-6 6C+  CO : Boulder : ... : Turd Boulder aka Leaning Bo...
This is a sweet problem, right next to the Stanturd Route. I think this and Stanturd Route are the best routes in the area. You start on two good ledges deep in the little cave where the boulder meets the side of the hill. You move out to the sloper with the crimp, then move up the the two finger incut slot. Then, pull up with your heel hook and reach your left hand up to the jagged pebbles on the slot. Put your feet up o the sloper than reach up and top out. Don't be fooled, the topout is a litt...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By Anonymous Coward
Jun 12, 2005
Think it might have been "turd ball uno". Who knows where that came from ..
By Murphymp
Sep 1, 2006
Has any one done the cave line just to the right of the line that is posted? I think it goes around the same rating or a little harder.
By Joshua Merriam
From: Boulder, CO
Feb 26, 2007
The best of Boulder bouldering guide lists this boulder as the "Leaning" boulder.