Routes in 420s
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DescriptionThe 420s are a recently developed bouldering hot spot offering classic Camp 4 like problems on mostly free standing boulders. A subalpine setting makes this an ideal place to boulder in the summer. Most boulders are on state forest land. However, some of the more famous problems (Kingpin) are on private property. When in doubt ask a friendly Ft. Collins local. Camping is not allowed at the 420s.
The Kingpin Boulder is on private property and is closed to climbing. See Poudre Canyon (420's) Access Issue: Kingpin Boulder for details.
Getting ThereFrom Boulder, Go north to Ft. Collins on I-25. Get off on the exit after Prospect. Follow signs for CO 14 and US 287 until you get to the gas station at the entrance to the Poudre Canyon (there is a sign). Drive up for a ways (20- 30 miles.) Keep an eye out for Pingree Park . The 420s are 16 miles after Pingree Park. Park, go through gate on right side off road, and follow the trail (a 5-10 minute walk).
Classic Climbing Routes at 420s
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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