Upper Caprock Rock Climbing
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This area has undeveloped sandstone boulders with a lot of potential.
Using the trailhead on Caprock Ct., walk up to the main trail that wraps around the hill. At any point along the main trail, walk uphill from the Caprock Boulders area. Be careful of plant life while making your way up to this area.
Climbing Season For the Grand Junction Area area.
Weather station 3.2 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Upper Caprock
The Shankster V1 5 CO
: Grand Junction Area
: ... : Back Slabber Boulder
Start with your left on a knob and your right on a good jug. Crunch up till you can mantle. Reach high for a slopey crimp. Get you legs up onto the slab face and then pull and mantle your way up an easy slab finish.There is a lot of potential for a difficult SDS variation. If you started completely under the roof, the problem would probably be V4 or possibly higher....[more] Browse More Classics in CO