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Water Rock.
  • Only accessible in winter when the creek is frozen
  • Climbing reopened after flood MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    Water Rock is a cool boulder along the creekside, facing mostly south-southwest. Gets good sun, and tends to be less crowded than the Gill Boulder just upstream.


    Getting There 

    Parking near the end of the road heading up the canyon, on your right just as you pass over a small bridge. This is the same parking area as The Gill Boulder, Supremacy Rock, and to access the Rincon trail. The water rock is just down the trail east of the parking lot, you can also see it downstream from the bridge.


    6 Total Routes


    ['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',1],['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',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Water Rock:
    Resonated   V9 7C     Boulder, 16'   
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    Featured Route For Water Rock
    FA of Vibrant.

    Vibrant V5-6 6C+ PG13  CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Water Rock
    This delicate problem starts immediately right of Resonated and shares the same jug and top out as for Resonated.The moves flow very nice up and left.And amazing sequence of holds.Best in winter when creek is frozen, Nice sunny spot....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

    Photos of Water Rock Slideshow Add Photo
    Easy route on s. side, early '90s.
    Easy route on s. side, early '90s.
    Water Rock topo update.
    Water Rock topo update.
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    By Lubar
    Mar 23, 2010

    Where is this thing?

    By half-pad-mini-jug
    From: crauschville
    Apr 5, 2010

    Just downstream from the Gill Boulder.

    By half-pad-mini-jug
    From: crauschville
    Apr 7, 2010

    There is a cool looking problem up the arete on the other side if anyone knows any info....

    By Andrew Vojslavek
    Sep 21, 2010

    I think that is a Chris Schulte line about V10... if it is to the right.