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Shared By: Remo on Aug 8, 2008
Admins: Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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Access Issue: Quincy and at least parts of rattlesnake are state natural areas and thus closes to climbing. Please respect the ban. Details

Description [Suggest Change]

From east side of bluff walk south past project wall. Head up to the rim of bluff and look for boulders laying on top of each other. Climb out from the cave here is the project. Pads and spotters needed for sure.

Location [Suggest Change]

Walk through saddle, and head right (south). Pass project wall and keep moving up bluff line. You will see boulders laying on one another. This is the cave.

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didn't give it a thorough inspection but it looks like there aren't enough holds to make a full line Nov 6, 2008
Gave it a little look over and looks like there might be a line. It'd be VERY hard and looks like a stopper move coming over the lip. interesting though. Mar 20, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
You wouldn't like it buddy, forget that you read about it ;-) Mar 25, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
nothing to see here... pass on through sir, no reason to stop.

Seriously though The mound isn't that far from 94 at all. There is a large rail on the underbelly of this "balanced boulder" so plenty of holds to support coming out to the lip. The short time I looked at it the getting over the lip part of it would seem to be very difficult if do able at all. You could also get the 2nd ascent of Chaos... and also there's that hard seam project to the right of it.. I guess though I didn't look for it or notice it. Also there's lots of other rock all up and down the mound to scope out if you wanted to.

Ohh hey, when you go, can you take a picture for me and put it up on here. That'd be great :-) Mar 26, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
speaking of Chaos if you move quick you can beat Steve to the 2nd since he keeps PUNTING!!! LOL.

as far as other cool shit, i wish i had some super secret coolness to share with you, however, I do not unfortunately. But like I said there is plenty of rock near the mound that I didn't have time to check out the one time i was there.

You could also check out the lake and the hard pieces on the west bluff. Not to far from 94 either. Mar 26, 2009
AHHHH! I need to stop punting. bad. The project to the right of chaos looks pretty cool. sharp and small crimps.

I do actually think the project roof will go. It's not a pretty or proud line but I do think it will be a cool addition when it goes.

I've got a couple pics of the project cave that I'll try to post them. They don't really capture it though. Mar 26, 2009
Madison, WI
Remo   Madison, WI
I wish I had more pictures of the area, but when we first started coming here I never brought a camera. The roof would be a great addition to the area. A bunch of us should head up there and give it our best, I'm sure we could piece it together.
On the southern bluff of rattlesnake there is a couple projects on the north end up from the weather tower. I recall one boulder in particular that looked super rad and hard. There are some other cool lines on the southern side of the bluff we put up too, with a few additions to be added.
Nic although Quincy is "no-climbing" sneak a peek at the direct line up the main boulder, one of my favorites in the state. You didn't just hear that from me though. Mar 27, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
Dude let me know when ur going I would be psyched for sure Mar 27, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
this looks rad! However it isn't what I thought the project cave was according to the directions. I thought it was this suspended boulder thing. This looks awsome though! May 5, 2009
You are right sweaty I thought remo had listed Star destroyer but it was the other project. May 5, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
We checked this out again yesterday and I did not take a picture on purpose. The whole bottom piece in that sandy, sugar stone that just keeps scraping away. I am also certain that part of it will yank off the wall. I will go on a limb and say this is not climbable in it's current state because of the rock quality... as Egg-nuts would say "my 2 cents." lol Sorry to burst bubbles. May 8, 2009
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
Do people not say that anymore? Am I dating myself here? My $0.02. May 8, 2009
Now where are the other pics of people actually climbing???? May 8, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
haha I wish. Sincerely. that good sloping ledge that would lead you to the lip and better rock is just crap underneath. feeling around on it I grabbed a crimp underneath and tore it off. I'll go on a limb and speak for Melin and steve also to say it was pretty disapointing... not the only disapointment of the day...

And Chris it's nothing you say in particular that dates you... we all just know you're old balls :-) May 8, 2009
Seth Carlson
Wausau, Wisconsin
Seth Carlson   Wausau, Wisconsin
Did you guys get on the star destroyer project, or just on this choss pile? May 8, 2009
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
nah we didnt try either of them May 8, 2009
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
This balanced boulder/cave feature is very cool, but it does look like it's that sugary sandstone underneath where the rail is, the kind you keep brushing to get rid of the sand, and it keeps brushing away... Also, there are swallows nesting under there right now. To keep the no photo tradition going, we did not take any photos of this thing. :) May 31, 2010
Broomfield, CO
sweatpants   Broomfield, CO
well played sir. May 31, 2010

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