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GPS: 39.7603, -105.683
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Shared By: Richard M. Wright on Sep 29, 2002 · Updates
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

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I was tempted to blow off this little boulder, until I tried someone's un-reported project. Al Cap (Al and Rita's big roadside adventure) is an overgrown boulder divided into Upper Al Cap and Lower Al Cap sectors. Four routes have been put in so far, with room for all of two or three more. This mostly forgetable crag would not have been worth listing if it were not for the interesting line (not my own) that runs up four bolts on brilliant stone. Routes have been added left and right of this mini-test-piece to grab the obvious features of this 35 ft crag. The middle line on Upper Al Cap is a terrific bouldery problem and probably worth the trip from Denver by itself. The rest are interesting problems with more simple soultions (5.10/5.11). The rock is perfect, clean, very solid, and the pro reasonable. Park in the pull-out and descend left to get to the base.

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3.1 miles outside of Empire, park at the pullout on the left side of the road, the creek side. There is a tree right here at the top of the cliff.

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