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Routes in Copperhead Boulder

Arete V1 5
Bear Hug V8 7B
Copperhead V9 7C
Johnny's Mantle V7-8 7B
Lances Dihedral V6 7A
Manly Arete V6-7 7A+
Rails V1 5
Secret Garden Arete V2 5+
Shorty V0 4
Shothole Arete V8 7B
Slab V0 4
Slab 2 V0 4
Slab 3 V0 4
Twisted V4 6B
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Shared By: jun on Feb 7, 2008
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Access Issue: UDOT will ticket cars parked on the south side of the canyon opposite the Secret Garden bouldering area. Details
Access Issue: Gate Buttress Area Recreational Lease: Climbs on Church Buttress above vault remain closed Details


Start with your left hand on a sidepull/undercling and right hand on a crimp. Move up to a right hand finger stack and then a big move with the left hand to a sloper. Bear hug (literally) your way to the top.


North side of the Copperhead boulder




Makes a darn good stand-up for the more moderate folks (like me) at around V4. Jan 19, 2010
Skat B
Down Rodeo
Skat B   Down Rodeo
Alternate/Extended sit start to Bear Hug. Total sloper heaven!!
May 30, 2013
Dana Hawlish
Salt Lake City, Ut
Dana Hawlish   Salt Lake City, Ut
The sloper problem that tops out via bear-hug is called Mr. Mom the Hard Way v12 Sep 16, 2013
Sean9spring Spring
Chandler, Arizona
Sean9spring Spring   Chandler, Arizona

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