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Belly Flop Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12'
Location: 39.07399, -108.64609 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 Jun 21, 2016
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This is a rather isolated boulder from the other established stuff on the Hill. That makes it a little more secluded but it's still close enough to the rest of the bouldering as well. It is also just right of Bistro Boulder so try out the V4 to the left if you get up there.

Getting There 

From the eastern parking lot, head to the Diamond Boulder, keep going up the hill and west toward Vintage Block and it's just north. See the map for more exact coordinates.

Climbing Season

For the Riggs' Hill area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Belly Flop Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Belly Flop Boulder:
Praying Mantel   V1 5     Boulder, 25'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Kylie rounding the corner.

Praying Mantel V1 5  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Belly Flop Boulder
Start laying back with hands matched on a rail on the south face of the boulder. Move right to round the corner onto the east face. Keep ascending and moving right till you top out just before rounding the corner to the north face.The original line stays low on the wall with your feet following a rail underneath a small roof. If you stay low on the east face, you get to do a unique sequence involving a stem and a mantel. It is one of the coolest moves out at Riggs' on a low l...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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