Elevation: 5,846 ft
GPS: 39.653, -105.187 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: richard magill on Nov 3, 2003
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

Another great spot to do contrived Morrison sequences!

This is a bouldering spot that is a bit more like caving than climbing. You have to climb down into a jumble of boulders to get to the start of the lines.And you have to be careful not to drag your rear over the same rocks as you climb up.

On the plus side, there are a couple of cool sequences you can do, and you can come up with half a dozen variations by declaring various eliminates.

All the problems would fall in the V0 to V3 range, unless you get really crazy with eliminates.

Getting There

The Cockpit lies about 15 yards right of the tree slab, roughly midway between Nautilus and the Lobby.

Look for chalk and climb on down into the Pit.

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The Cockpit Roof Right
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V2-3 5+ Boulder
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Correction: I meant to say that this is 15 yards to the RIGHT of the tree slab, not to the left. Nov 4, 2003
Olaf Mitchell
Paia, Maui, Hi,
Olaf Mitchell   Paia, Maui, Hi,
This was always a good place to boulder. Every day I would excavate a few more rocks and it got deeper and deeper! Maybe some of you have continued the project. It seemed that it could go on for ever.
The Cock Pit became twice as long as when I found it, Maybe it's three times by now. Mar 30, 2007