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Bear Canyon Bouldering

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Afro Bush 
Bear Trap 
Bristol Slab, The 
Broccoli Beef 
Candy Corn 
Egg Roll Traverse 
Face the Whale 
Flake Roof 
Garden Party 
Hernia Exam, The 
Kändy Körn 
Landing Strip 
Murffy Slab-a-thon 
Party Trick 
Pumpkin Seeds 
Sunshine Traverse 
Survival of the Fitness 
Swee Sowa Pork 
Tears Overhang 
V9"ish" Arete 
Warmup Slab 
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Bear Canyon Bouldering Rock Climbing 

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  • Description 

    Nice bouldering all along the Bear Canyon Trail. Mostly covered by the usual guidebooks. The streambed tends to be shady, while the slopes of Dinosaur Mountain/Nebel Horn can provide sun or shade.

    Getting There 

    Bear Canyon Trail from Bear Mountain Drive or NCAR.

    The approach is 40 minutes +/- but not too much elevation gain compared to other approaches in the Flatirons.

    Climbing Season

    For the Central area.

    Weather station 2.7 miles from here

    27 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Bear Canyon Bouldering

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bear Canyon Bouldering:
    Warmup Slab   V0+ 4+     Boulder, 15'   
    Garden Party   V1 5 R     Boulder, 22'   
    Flake Roof   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
    Tears Overhang   V5 6C     Boulder   
    Party Trick   V5 6C     Boulder, 8'   
    Biohazard   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
    Bear Trap   V7 7A+     Boulder, 18'   
    Afro Bush   V8 7B     Boulder, 16'   
    V9"ish" Arete   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
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    Hydrahedral V6 7A  Colorado : Flatirons : ... : Bear Canyon Bouldering
    This an obvious trailside dihedral. After failing at the lip for many years, I came down it on a rope to clean the upper slab. Judging from the amount of moss and lichen on all the upper holds, it's been a long time since its been ascended....much better now. Go do it!Apparently this has been done with 2 different exits. We moved right up the arete to a good, right-hand, finger bucket to top out. The other exit would involve going straight up the face on very bad holds...this version seems ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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