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Upper & Lower Holy cross Arena

(First established, in the mid '90s) the Holy Cross Boulders also known as Upper & Lower Arena have revealed dozens of quality boulder problems ranging from V0s to Vhard with approach times from 15 to 20 minutes.

Getting There

Take Little Park Road heading towards the Colorado National Monument approximately 3 miles. Park at the Lunch Loop trail head on the left, just after the last house on Little Park Rd. Hike down the Holy Cross trail, then take a right at the first fork, the trail sign will read Preup to Holy Cross, go right. This will take you to a ridge overlooking Upper & Lower Holy cross trail . You're within 1/4 mile of the boulders. 

Then drop into the valley on the left. This is upper HC Arena, (stay on trail), which will take you to the LDY Boulder. 

Dropping onto the right (Little Park Road) side will put you in the vicinity of the East Side Boulders, where Holy Cross and Joe's Simulator are.

Approach time is 20 minutes.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Holy Cross Boulders

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V4-5 6B+
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LDY Overhang
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
LDY Overhang Arena > LDY Boulder > LDY Boulder Proper
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V4-5 6B+ Boulder
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