Elevation: 7,733 ft
GPS: 39.078, -104.919 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Jeff Skalla on Oct 26, 2014 with 2 Suggestions
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Tyler KC

Description

This 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 There

On 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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mount Herman

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V1 5
 19
Slant
Boulder
V1 5
 15
Lightning Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 10
Y Crack Right
Boulder
V2 5+
 5
Try-Force
Boulder
V3 6A
 14
Baby Steps
Boulder
V3 6A
 3
The Wave
Boulder
V3 6A
 5
Microchips
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 6
Mantle Problem
Boulder
V4 6B
 11
Triangles
Boulder
V4 6B
 6
Little Bear
Boulder
V5 6C
 12
Man Up
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
Dirt Nap
Boulder
V5 6C
 8
Shark Fin
Boulder
V6 7A
 3
Blinded By Sunlight
Boulder
V6 7A
 7
Skull Crusher Center
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Slant Main Boulder
 19
V1 5 Boulder
Lightning Crack Highball Boulder
 15
V1 5 Boulder
Y Crack Right Highball Boulder
 10
V2 5+ Boulder
Try-Force Try-Force Boulder
 5
V2 5+ Boulder
Baby Steps Main Boulder
 14
V3 6A Boulder
The Wave Wave Boulder
 3
V3 6A Boulder
Microchips Microchips Boulder
 5
V3 6A Boulder
Mantle Problem Main Boulder
 6
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Triangles Highball Boulder
 11
V4 6B Boulder
Little Bear Little Bear
 6
V4 6B Boulder
Man Up Main Boulder
 12
V5 6C Boulder
Dirt Nap Dirt Nap Area
 4
V5 6C Boulder
Shark Fin Shark Fin Boulder
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Blinded By Sunlight Highball Boulder
 3
V6 7A Boulder
Skull Crusher Center Skull Crusher Boulder
 7
V6 7A Boulder
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