Elevation: 7,089 ft
GPS: 40.003, -105.389 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Ron Olsen on Mar 31, 2006
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
Access Issue: Seasonal Closure / Update Details

Description

This is the main face of Blob Rock; the area right of the Central Chimney and left of the Right Gully. It holds the greatest number of climbs on Blob, both multi-pitch trad and one-pitch sport.

Routes from left to right:

A. Cold Fusion, 10, 1p, 40', 2 bolts & gear.
B. Offwidth to face, 9, 1p, 90', gear & bolts.
C. Under The Eagle's Wing, 12, 3p, gear & bolts.
D. Resolution, 9, 2p, 170', gear.
E1. October Surprise, 10, 2p, 170', gear & 3 bolts.
E2. Charisma, 11-, 1p, 70', 11 bolts. Starts atop C.
F. On Ballet 9-, 3p, 250', gear.
G. The Reamer, 11+ R, 1p, 100', gear.
H. Pool Skimmer, 9, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.)
I. Lichen To Like, 10d R, 2p, gear.
J. Olympic Swimmer, 7, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.)
K. David Schwimmer, 9, 1p, 90', bolts & gear.
L. Shimmer, 9, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
M. Slimmer, 10 R, 1p, 80', gear.
N. Simmer, 9-, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
O. Astrophysics, 3p, gear.
(O. P1 of Astrophysics (aka Bolt Cola), 10-, 1p, 80', bolts. Start atop rock spike.)
P. Get Shorty, 10-, 1p, 80', bolts & gear.
Q. Center Direct, 9+ R, 3p, 250', gear.
R. Where Eagles Dare, 10, 3p, 250', gear. 50' R of J.
S. Orange Corner, 8 R, 1p, 100', gear.
T. Eagles Are People Too, 10+ R, 1p, 80', gear.
U. Talon Contest, 10+, 1p, 80', gear.

Getting There

Take the trail to Blob Rock. It meets the rock at the Main Wall, near the route Lichen To Like.

22 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Wall

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
On Ballet
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 139
P1 of Astrophysics (aka Bolt Cola)
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 51
Where Eagles Dare
Trad 3 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
October Surprise
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 8
Erickson's Crack
Trad
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13
 3
Astrophysics
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
On Ballet
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
P1 of Astrophysics (aka Bol…
 139
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Where Eagles Dare
 51
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
October Surprise
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches
Erickson's Crack
 8
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Astrophysics
 3
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
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