Elevation: 10,167 ft
GPS: 39.125, -106.672 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Alvaro Arnal on May 21, 2012
Admins: Alvaro Arnal, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This area is host to great bouldering just off the road as well as a few small crags jutting out of the hillside above. Its high altitude makes it a good hang on all but the warmest of summer days.

Getting There

From Aspen, drive CO-82 up Independence Pass 11 miles to one of two large pullouts on the left. Directions to each of the crags in the Upper Boulderfield Area begin from these pullouts.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Upper Boulderfield Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3 6A
 5
Warmup Traverse
Boulder
V4- 6B
 17
Dynamic Plan SDS
Boulder
V4 6B
 4
Ranger Rick
Boulder
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 12
Right Wing
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 6
Wolf's Way
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 26
The Nose of Turkey Rock
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Buckets of Love
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 15
Smoked Turkey
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 8
Swabing the Deck
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Anchors Away
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Warmup Traverse Upper Boulderfi… > Warm-Up Boulder
 5
V3 6A Boulder
Dynamic Plan SDS Upper Boulderfi… > Dynamic Blocks
 17
V4- 6B Boulder
Ranger Rick Upper Boulderfi… > Warm-Up Boulder
 4
V4 6B Boulder
Right Wing Turkey Rock
 12
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Wolf's Way Upper Pitbull Cliff
 6
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
The Nose of Turkey Rock Turkey Rock
 26
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Buckets of Love Upper Bulldog Cliff
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Smoked Turkey Turkey Rock
 15
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Swabing the Deck Upper Pitbull Cliff
 8
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Anchors Away Upper Pitbull Cliff
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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