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Arbor Day Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,928'
Location: 38.89318, -108.50427 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Mar 11, 2017
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BETA PHOTO: Arbor Day's 'backside'.

Description 

There is a lot of rock in the Blue Moon area, and much of it is spectacular, but I've always felt like this one is the crown jewel. The rock quality is bullet throughout most of its space. The landings are primarily clear and flat, and problems line nearly every side. The only caveat for me is that the boulder requires a formidable downclimb. This may not faze most climbers, though.

Getting There 

From the parking, head south for a few minutes, and the boulder will be visible. Reference the page map for its exact location.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.7 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Photos of Arbor Day Boulder Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Arbor Day's south face.
BETA PHOTO: Arbor Day's south face.
Rock Climbing Photo: Beta photo for Arbor Day Boulder.
BETA PHOTO: Beta photo for Arbor Day Boulder.
Rock Climbing Photo: Arbor Day's north and east faces.
BETA PHOTO: Arbor Day's north and east faces.

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By Nick Reecy
Administrator
Mar 11, 2017
I've climbed several problems on this boulder only to reach the lip and bail out, because I'm too chicken-shit to face the downclimb. With that said, I don't have any business posting the routes, but it's my hope that someone that has climbed them or will climb them, will add them. Matt Lisenby mentioned climbing several of these to me a while back. Maybe you can add them, Matt? Regardless, this boulder is a gem and defines the Blue Moon area, and I thought I'd throw it up on here so that others might enjoy it.
By Matt Lisenby
Mar 14, 2017
Developed back around 2000: Could not remember all the ratings, so I defaulted to V4. Pls correct them if you think otherwise.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
Mar 14, 2017
Thanks, Matt! Happy to see the info up.

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