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Bearhug Boulder

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Ursa Minor 

Bearhug Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 11'
Location: 39.0737, -108.64991 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bradley Mark Edwards on Jun 21, 2016
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Description 

Bearhug Boulder is an okay boulder right off the main trail past the amphitheater. It gets hot in the summer, like most of Riggs' Hill, but is an option if you're looking to get outside.

Getting There 

Hike up the main trail leaving the parking area that passes through the amphitheater with the wooden benches. When you get about 100 yards up the trail, there is a smaller trail that branches off the main trail and heads back down and around the west side of Riggs' Hill. The boulder sits right where that smaller trail branches off.

The location is approximate. If you have any info, let me know, and I'll make it more accurate.

Climbing Season

For the Riggs' Hill area.

Weather station 3.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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