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Shared By: Tradiban on Apr 15, 2009
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Description [Edit]

Plan B is the southern half of the Group B bouldering area. I left the numbers on the older routes from JJ Schlick's original problem list.

Left to right sorting starts where the trail on the saddle between plan B and backbone ridge meets the rock.

See topo map below:

Updated (2009) Group B topo with Plan B Area and the Backbone Ridge split into east side and west side. Alternate approaches are the dotted lines.

Getting There [Edit]

If nobody is camped at Group B site, park there and take the trail uphill. When you get to the saddle between the 2 ridges, go left (south-ish). Plan B is this area. You will come to the Seperation Boulder first. If someone is camped at Group B Site, please follow the alternate directions: either park at the bathroom and walk straight uphill (you will come to the Cave) or left left towards Group Site A and park along the right side of the road and walk straight uphill towards the ridge (you will come up near Press It Out).

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Eggbert, can we clear up the numbering of routes here and Backbone? It no longer makes sense, me thinks. Dec 11, 2009
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
Yeah you're right Nick. I left those numbers on before since they were of historical interest, and on JJ's topo he used the numbering system, but I guess there are so many more problems now that it's outdated. I will start deleting the numbers (unless someone objects, let me know). I do think it's important to remember that Schlick put a lot of work into both this site, the topo, and putting up loads of problems (including probably a bunch he never got around to posting up here). Dec 11, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
we have a regular neat freak here. lowercase, lowercase, lowercase :-)

But yeah they haven't made sense for a long while. But it brings you back to the days when there were 15 boulder problems listed... the good ole days. Dec 11, 2009
If you want to preserve some historical value, maybe you should add a small note in the description of the problem that says "#3 on JJ's topo" or whatever. Dec 11, 2009
I ordered this best I could based on the approach from Camp B. Please note if you think I mixed some up. Jun 14, 2011
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
Fixed a couple. Thanks Nick. Jun 14, 2011
Yea, fix the last few for me (L to R if facing the wall), I haven't done much of those. I went to Split Personality block first then to High Anxiety then right to Smack Crack and then right over to Press It Out, then back around the corner. But, you're right, from the Cave on it should be the other way around. Jun 14, 2011

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