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Shared By: Joe Collins on Apr 26, 2002 with updates from Jon Banks
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

A cool boulder with two classic Carter problems on its south face- South Line (V4) and Standard Route (V3). Each of these are among the best problems of their grade at Carter.

Getting There

Park at the south lot (the one with the the concrete open-air john). The chalked south face of Scenic Rock is easily visible on the hillside above the parking area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Scenic Rock

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V2 5+
 5
West Bulge
Boulder
V3 6A
 27
Standard Route
Boulder
V4 6B
 34
South Line
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Bulge
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Standard Route
 27
V3 6A Boulder
South Line
 34
V4 6B Boulder
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Yes, I love this boulder. There are two more climbs on it. On the far Left is a V-2, go straight up the left overhanging arete. Secondly, there is a 5.12 traverse going right to left, the top is out. The V-4 on this rock is one of my favorites. Sep 24, 2003
Anybody have a name/rating for the right to left traverse beginning right of the hueco, moving through south line, and finishing on juggy holds on the far left arete? Good holds, bad feet, very technical. Seems harder than 5.12. I'd peg it at V6+ but who knows? Also, there is a hard sit-start on the left side beginning on an undercling then a big move up to a high right gaston or pissy left crimp. Mar 10, 2009
Brett Billings
Fort Collins, CO
Brett Billings   Fort Collins, CO
Jordan, according to the older guide book by Bob Horan, it's called "Scenic Traverse" and goes at B1+/B2, which I think translates to somewhere between V5 and V7. On his diagram of the rock, it looks like he has the traverse starting at about the mid-level pocket. Hope this helps. Mar 25, 2009
Thanks for the info Brett. Not that it really affects the grade, but we were beginning this on the jug right of the pocket, just to add another logical move and maybe a little extra pump. Also try starting far left side and traversing right and finish on standard; same crux but slightly easier for some reason. Apr 2, 2009