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Area 51 Boulder Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.91165, -108.49452 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: Bradley Mark Edwards on Aug 6, 2013
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The area south of the parking lot for Area 51.


This is the area of boulders across the street from the Grit Wall sport area. It's on the same side of the road as the parking area, and there's a good cluster of boulders just south of the parking area with plenty more for potential.

Getting There 

Like Grit Wall, take the 3rd right hand pullout after mile marker 148. The parking is perpendicular with the road and is more obvious than the other parking areas.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 14.4 miles from here

27 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Area 51 Boulder Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Area 51 Boulder Area:
All Hail Hibernation   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Falls From Above Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: All Hail Hibernation problem.  If you look closely...

All Hail Hibernation V5 6C  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Falls From Above Boulder
All Hail Hibernation ascends a slightly overhung face over a perfect landing.Stand start with hands matched on the shelf and a high left foot edge. From there, pop up to a right hand crimp, toe hook to prevent the barn door, hit the left hand sidepull, and move a foot up to the shelf. At this point, it's either a dyno to the lip (crux) or reach a left hand to a small gaston, plant both feet on the shelf and pop to the lip (crux), and top it out.As a note, some folks may need to stack two pads ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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