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Classic Climbs for Boulder Canyon


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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 458
East Slab
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 91
East Slab East
Trad
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 316
The Owl
Trad 2 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 195
Standard Route
Trad 2 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 469
North Face Center
Trad 2 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 367
Empor
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 234
Cozyhang
Trad 3 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 174
Cussin' Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 764
Animation
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 78
Minutia
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 292
Grins
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 151
Northwest Face
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 120
Edges and Ledges
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 91
Northwest Corner
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 91
North Face Left
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 191
Mosquito Burrito
Sport, TR
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 206
Bitty Buttress
Trad 3 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 261
Buried Treasure
Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 147
Classic Finger Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 227
The Memory of Trees
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 215
Nightcap
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 193
The Luminosity
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 469
The Young and the Rackless
Sport 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 237
Huston Crack
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 179
Finger Crack
Trad, TR
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 103
West Crack
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 122
West Face
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 206
Curving Crack
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 88
Puff Daddy
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 101
Tough Situation
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 205
Bihedral Arete
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 245
Cosmosis
Trad 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 238
Dementia
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 335
The Tower
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 256
Stayin' Alive
Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 258
Mr. Sandman
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 77
Local Hero
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 89
Fields of Gold
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 166
Tese
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 103
Tower of Power
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 142
Kate Moss
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 143
Chore Boy
Trad, Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 116
Comeback Crack
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 223
Rhodian Shores
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 199
Talking Out Of Turn
Sport 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 425
Lust
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 93
The Twilight Kid
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 250
Dominator
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 88
Rain Delay (Whodathunkit, led pr…
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 140
Sidekick
Sport 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 177
Supernatural
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 196
Cannabis Sportiva
Trad, Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 96
The Big Dipper
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 101
Aid Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 104
Gyromancy
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 193
The Other One
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 97
Hound Dog
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 603
Free Willie
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 92
Sheriff's Tariff
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 195
The Scientist
Trad, Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 85
No Direction Home
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 127
Athlete's Feat
Trad 5 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 155
The Clipboard
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 127
Regular Route
Trad, TR
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 146
Sleepless in Boulder
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 96
Owl On The Prowl
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 208
The Devil
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 112
Consilience
Sport
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 106
Isn't Life Strange
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 79
Crash Test Blondes
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 92
Robbin' the Hood
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 238
Country Club Crack
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 342
Strange Science
Sport, TR
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 268
Animal Magnetism
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 102
Chairman of the Board
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 182
Elanor
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 112
Jolt Cola
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 244
Days of Future Passed aka Our Fu…
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 105
Boulder Quartz System
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 69
The Ticket
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 167
A Tall Cool One
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 317
Empire of the Fenceless
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 68
Hot Flyer
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 192
Animal Riots Activist
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 98
The Gill Crack
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 77
The Good, The Bad, and The Jacked
Sport 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 157
Ripcord
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 69
Thunderdome
Trad
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 76
Lucky Strikes
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 77
Dracula
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 68
Joy Ride
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 185
Tell-Tale Heart
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 107
Plan B
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 92
Global Gorilla
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 70
Animal Instinct
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 133
Lucid Dreaming
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 63
Hands of Destiny
Sport 2 pitches
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 70
The Flying Beast
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 86
Nevermore
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 66
Vasodilator
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Slab Dome
 458
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
East Slab East Dome
 91
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
The Owl Dome
 316
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Standard Route Elephant Buttre… > Third Buttress
 195
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
North Face Center Cob Rock
 469
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Empor Cob Rock
 367
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Cozyhang Dome
 234
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Cussin' Crack Castle Rock
 174
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Animation Animal World > Lower Animal World
 764
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Minutia Boulder Slips
 78
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Grins Happy Hour Crag
 292
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Northwest Face Elephant Buttre… > Fourth Buttress
 151
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Edges and Ledges Boulder Slips
 120
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Northwest Corner Cob Rock
 91
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
North Face Left Cob Rock
 91
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Mosquito Burrito Bowling Alley > Main Crag
 191
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport, TR
Bitty Buttress Bitty Buttress
 206
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Buried Treasure Tonnere Tower > Treasure Wall
 261
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Classic Finger Crack Elephant Buttre… > Second Buttress
 147
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Memory of Trees Watermark
 227
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Nightcap Happy Hour Crag
 215
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
The Luminosity Solaris
 193
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
The Young and the Rackless Blob Rock Area > E Blob > Upper E Face
 469
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Huston Crack Cob Rock
 237
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Finger Crack Nip & Tuck
 179
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
West Crack Bell Buttress M… > Bell Buttress - Main…
 103
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
West Face Bell Buttress M… > Bell Buttress - Main…
 122
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Curving Crack Castle Rock
 206
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Puff Daddy Bihedral Area > Bihedral (Upper Tier)
 88
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Tough Situation Elephant Buttre… > Second Buttress
 101
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Bihedral Arete Bihedral Area > Bihedral (Upper Tier)
 205
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Cosmosis Bell Buttress M… > Bell Buttress - Main…
 245
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
Dementia Happy Hour Crag
 238
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
The Tower Avalon > Second Tier > Tarot Wall
 335
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Stayin' Alive Tonnere Tower > Sport Land
 256
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
Mr. Sandman Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Left Side
 258
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Local Hero Tonnere Tower > Creekside
 77
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Fields of Gold Tonnere Tower > Treasure Wall
 89
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Tese Witches' Tower
 166
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Tower of Power Solaris
 103
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Kate Moss Black Widow Slab
 142
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Chore Boy Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Left Side
 143
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Sport
Comeback Crack Castle Rock
 116
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Rhodian Shores Bihedral Area > Bihedral (Upper Tier)
 223
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Talking Out Of Turn Animal World > Middle Animal World
 199
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 2 pitches
Lust Avalon > Second Tier > Tarot Wall
 425
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Twilight Kid Tonnere Tower > Treasure Wall
 93
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Dominator Avalon > Second Tier > Three Dihedrals
 250
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Rain Delay (Whodathunkit, l… Across from The Bihed…
 88
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Sidekick Tonnere Tower > Sport Land
 140
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 2 pitches
Supernatural Avalon > Second Tier > Middle Wall
 177
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Cannabis Sportiva Animal World > Lower Animal World
 196
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Sport
The Big Dipper Sport Park > Clock Tower > Upper Wall
 96
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Aid Crack Cob Rock
 101
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Gyromancy Black Widow Slab
 104
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Other One Sport Park > Surprising Crag > W Face
 193
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Hound Dog Bell Buttress M… > Bell Buttress - Main…
 97
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Free Willie Animal World > Lower Animal World
 603
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Sheriff's Tariff Sherwood Forest
 92
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Scientist Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Middle
 195
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport
No Direction Home Witches' Tower
 85
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Athlete's Feat Castle Rock
 127
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
The Clipboard Avalon > Second Tier > Clipboard Area
 155
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Regular Route Practice Rock
 127
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR
Sleepless in Boulder Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Left Side
 146
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Owl On The Prowl Sport Park > Owl Prow
 96
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
The Devil Avalon > Second Tier > Tarot Wall
 208
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Consilience Black Widow Slab
 112
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Isn't Life Strange Animal World > Middle Animal World
 106
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Crash Test Blondes Security Risk M… > Upper Security Risk
 79
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Robbin' the Hood Sherwood Forest
 92
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Country Club Crack Castle Rock
 238
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 2 pitches
Strange Science Avalon > Second Tier > Middle Wall
 342
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport, TR
Animal Magnetism Animal World > Upper Animal World
 268
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Chairman of the Board Avalon > Second Tier > Clipboard Area
 102
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Sport
Elanor Easter Rock
 182
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Jolt Cola Blob Rock Area > Blob Rock > Right Gully
 112
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Days of Future Passed aka O… Animal World > Lower Animal World
 244
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Boulder Quartz System Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Right Side
 105
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Ticket Blob Rock Area > E Blob > Upper E Face
 69
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
A Tall Cool One Bowling Alley > Lower Right Side
 167
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Empire of the Fenceless Easter Rock
 317
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hot Flyer Security Risk M… > Upper Security Risk
 68
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Animal Riots Activist Animal World > Lower Animal World
 192
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
The Gill Crack Castle Rock
 98
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, TR
The Good, The Bad, and The… Vampire Rock
 77
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport 2 pitches
Ripcord Avalon > Second Tier > Middle Wall
 157
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Thunderdome Easter Rock
 69
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Lucky Strikes Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Left Side
 76
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Dracula Black Widow Slab
 77
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Joy Ride Coney Island
 68
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Tell-Tale Heart Easter Rock
 185
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Plan B Security Risk M… > Upper Security Risk
 107
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Global Gorilla Animal World > Upper Animal World
 92
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Animal Instinct Animal World > Upper Animal World
 70
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Lucid Dreaming Lower Dream Canyon > Plotinus Wall > Middle
 133
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Hands of Destiny Animal World > Upper Animal World
 63
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport 2 pitches
The Flying Beast Easter Rock
 70
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Nevermore Easter Rock
 86
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Vasodilator Blob Rock Area > Blob Rock > Right Gully
 66
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport

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