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Sputnik Two

V0, Boulder,  Avg: 2.3 from 112 votes
FA: Gerry Roach?
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Approach the Lower Satellites. The first wall you come to on your left is the Sputnik Boulder.

Sputnik Two starts on the right side of the wall, almost under the large dead tree leaning up against the top. Climb straight to the top without moving right to bigger edges out right.


A crashpad.

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Sputnik Boulder: <br>
[[Sputnik Left, V1-]]105757153.<br>
[[Sputnik 1, V1]]105757156.<br>
[[Sputnik 1.5, V1]]106136135.<br>
[[Sputnik 2, V0]]105757159.<br>
[[Sputnik 3, V1]]105757162.<br>
[[Bleep Traverse V4]]105757150.
[Hide Photo] Sputnik Boulder: Sputnik Left, V1-. Sputnik 1, V1. Sputnik 1.5, V1. Sputnik 2, V0. Sputnik 3, V1. Bleep Traverse V4.
Nice, relaxing send for Laura.
[Hide Photo] Nice, relaxing send for Laura.
Slabbin' on Sputnik Two.
[Hide Photo] Slabbin' on Sputnik Two.
One move after the start, I believe.
[Hide Photo] One move after the start, I believe.

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George Bell
Boulder, CO
[Hide Comment] FA, probably Gerry Roach. Gerry told me that back in the '70s when approaching another climb, he would climb this as a "warm up". This makes sense because it bypasses a switchback on the trail. May 6, 2009
Paul Hemmerling
Superior, CO
[Hide Comment] New to Mountain Project and to bouldering, this was a very fun problem for me (I know it is a warm-up for most everyone else around here). Once I develop some climbing skills, this will be a warm-up for me too. I enjoyed spooking the hikers after sending. ;) May 5, 2012
David Tennant
Denver, CO
  V0 PG13
[Hide Comment] Great beginner introduction to the Satellites. Semi-uneven landing, so not as ideal as Sputnik One or 1.5 or Left, although this is the tallest problem on this boulder. Currently, the large dead tree is positioned so the hiking trail goes directly in the landing zone of this, so be considerate and watch for hikers. Mar 11, 2016
Sasha Oncley
[Hide Comment] Beta:… (it's pretty straightforward). Oct 15, 2021
James McTagg
Boulder, CO
[Hide Comment] Good boulder for someone starting to get outdoors. May 31, 2024