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Routes in Bierstadt Area

Type: Boulder, Alpine, 12 ft
FA: David Ludders
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Shared By: Chip Phillips on Jul 31, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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The majority of these boulders are located within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, which is regulated & patrolled by the US Forest Service. Climber Details


Dave's original line begins on the steep wall matched on the head high and obvious jug. Slide left to a dreamy sloper (some do it via a crossover), throw a heel, and avoid tweaking your knee as you rock over onto the side of your foot for all its worth and reach for the sloping lip, eventually arriving in the awkward and slabbby dihedral above. From there, head up and left to get down. Another sequence avoids the knee-ligament tweakyness, but involves a frustrating dyno to the finicky sloping lip.


About 6 feet right of Bierstadt is this obvious line.


An Organic or two.


Chip Phillips
Broomfield, CO
Chip Phillips   Broomfield, CO
I agree tcam ... if did not require a grade, I would not enter a grade for any of these problems. Aug 18, 2009
tcamillieri   Denver
Easy or impossible body type is everything on this problem. Makes me believe that there is no such thing as grades. Aug 17, 2009