Type: Boulder, Alpine, 9 ft
FA: Charles Fryberger, 2004
Page Views: 180 total · 2/month
Shared By: Chip Phillips on Oct 29, 2009
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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Access Issue: Most of these boulders are within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, regulated & patrolled by the US. Details


Ben's Roof ascends an obvious northwest-facing roof/bulge (the side of the boulder away from the talus hillside). Begin from a low start in the obvious place and ascend this bulging and very cool feature. Interesting, fun and, in spite of its small stature, everybody likes this problem. If it were a little taller, I would give it 3 stars.


Ben's Roof is found easily if one starts at the Bierstadt Corridor and walks down valley for 50 yards staying about 15 yards from the talus that looms above the area through a maze of small boulders, scrub brush and trees. Initially you will pass Jenny Craig and Public Execution up on your right. Ben's Roof is an obvious roof problem just before you get to the block with Dark Crystal.


A couple Organics.


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