Elevation: 8,111 ft
GPS: 38.885, -106.152 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Anonymous Coward on Oct 21, 2003 with improvements by Joey Chicharrones
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

Description

This is a very distinctive HUGE boulder just off the road. The granite rock is similar to a mixture of Joshua Tree and Vedavoo. The freestanding formation is host to several crack and face routes. Most of the routes are in the 5.10-5.11 range although there is a nice moderate route up the South side and a couple ridiculously hard routes up the East side.

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Getting There

In the middle of Buena Vista, turn East off US Highway 24 onto Main Street. Go a couple of blocks and turn North onto N. Colorado Street (Chaffee County Rd. 371). After approximately 3.1 miles from Main Street and after the tunnels, you will see Bob's Rock on the East side of the road and Elephant Rock on the West side.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Elephant Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
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Three Ring Circus
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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For Boars Only
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Three Ring Circus
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport
For Boars Only
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5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
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