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Areas in East Rampart Bouldering

East of CCC trail 0 / 0 / 0 / 12 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 12
East of the East 0 / 0 / 0 / 30 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Hawk's Nest 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Monster/Flatiron 4 / 0 / 0 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
West of CCC trail/Talus 0 / 0 / 0 / 44 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 44

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Bouldering along the CCC trail and eastern ramparts.

Getting There

Up the CCC trail. Bouldering is to the left and right along the trail. Most famously, The Little Flatiron, was established by John Gill. This is easily found at the top of a stair section nearly all the way up the CCC trail. The trail veers left here and if you kept going straight you would smack right into it. It's a slabby 15 foot high wall with 2 discontinuous vertical cracks.

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Dylan Colon
Eugene, OR
Dylan Colon   Eugene, OR
How about east/west of the CCC trail for starters? The boulders from the Zipper east to Fat Pants including the stuff around the Guillotine seem to be a fairly tight group, and could be made as such. Similarly, I'd put Slab of Doom, Rampart Roof, and other problems in the talus below the cliffline and west of the CCC trail in their own group. I'm not sure what I'd do with stuff like Rail Gun or ObZen that are a little further down, it frankly seems hard to call this East Rampart. Maybe an alternative would be to keep things in the first group under the East Rampart, but split off things in the talus distinctly below the East Rampart into their own area ("East Rampart Talus?"). Nov 2, 2011
Doug Hemken
Madison, WI
Doug Hemken   Madison, WI  
You don't have too many boulder problems here yet. How many sub-areas do you need? Two? Three? Pick a number, and then it will be easier to decide where to draw the boundaries? Oct 24, 2011
Perhaps by the way Sven books organizes it, The Monster etc. Oct 23, 2011
Chris treggE
Madison, WI
Chris treggE   Madison, WI  
By boulder or what. Kinda disorganized in real life too. Oct 23, 2011
Can this area be split up for better organization? Oct 22, 2011
Chris treggE
Madison, WI
Chris treggE   Madison, WI  
Wow dude, good sleuthing! You get a case of your brew of choice. Oct 17, 2009
Remo
Madison, WI
Remo   Madison, WI
Chris, I have lots of pictures. I would prefer a golden ticket to the chocolate factory. Oct 17, 2009
Chris treggE
Madison, WI
Chris treggE   Madison, WI  
Lots of other boulder problems in this area as well, see this link for more info, the East Bluff topo.

Gold star to whoever goes out and takes photos of these and puts 'em up here! Oct 17, 2009

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