|GPS:||39.078, -104.919 Google Map · Climbing Area Map|
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|Shared By:||Jeff S on Oct 26, 2014|
|Admins:||Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac|
DescriptionThis has afternoon shade, is secluded, and is made of granite. Some of the rock has fire damage, so it's very crumbly, but 95% of the rock is high quality. Routes start from V0s, and the hardest I know of are some V7s, but there are many that look to be up to V10.
I'm not the one who found the area, I know that all of the routes here have been climbed before. My friends and I named them so we could all know what routes we are talking about. So... if you know the real name or grade of a route ,tell me and I'll change it!
Eds. Per Nathanael Hansen: we have changed the name back to the original name given by Glenn Schuler.
Getting ThereOn Mt. Herman Rd., go west. It will turn from asphalt to dirt, at which point start your trip odometer. Stay left and continue up the road for 1.8 miles. The road will go into the woods once and then out. Right before the road goes back into the woods, park next to a small boulder at a wide spot in the road (located at 39.077919, -104.916805), again at the 1.8 mile mark. The trail to the boulders is up a steep bank to the west. You can see the boulders from here. It's a moderate difficulty 8 minute approach to the first boulder. This is main boulder. The Highball Noulder is a 30 second hike south. There is a boulderfield south of there.
To get to the Skull Crusher Boulder, walk straight south until you reach a trail going NW to SE. Go towards the SE. Follow the trail to the top of the hill where you can see the Skull Crusher Boulder to the WSW of where you're standing. If you lose the trail since it's not well used, from the Highball Boulder, go straight south until you get to the top of the hill. The boulder is just south of there.
Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Herman
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