Elevation: 4,677 ft
GPS: 38.974, -108.463 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Hoez on Aug 2, 2009
Admins: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac
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Description

If you have correct info to FA's, route names etc. please contact me and let me know - I'll make the proper corrections.

Some of Unaweep's best bouldering. This area has been recently developed, and a lot of great problems have popped up within the past year.

GETTING THERE FROM THE PULLOUT:
Head up the hill, through the fence (make sure you close the cowboys gate, since there are cows around). Follow the trail up and to the left, eventually coming to a Y in the trail. At this point, if you go right, you'll head straight up to the Bat Caves bouldering area, but if you go to the left, across a field, you'll eventually hit the main area. About 10 minutes to get there from the pullout.

A lot of the problems are in the shade after about 2 or 3 p.m., and make sure you bring water!

Getting There

Western Colorado, South of Grand Junction between Whitewater and Gateway along CO Hwy 141. From Boulder take I-70 West to US Hwy 50 in Grand Junction towards Ouray (Delta, Montrose). Turn right on CO 141 and follow it into the Canyon. The pullout is exactly 1.3 miles into the canyon as soon as you hit CO 141. The pullout for this area is to the right in front of a bridge. There is also some kind of manufacturing business directly across the road and the Chief Boulders are also directly across the road up the hill.

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Nick Reecy    
I've included a link to a blog that I found both interesting and relevant considering the Late Bloomer area is attracting more users.

gjhikes.com/2013/05/east-cr… May 8, 2014
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Andrew Park   Grand Junction
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