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Big Ass Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.713, -106.6973 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Lee Smith on Mar 19, 2006


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BETA PHOTO: East face of Big Ass.

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This is a big block of sandstone and very nearly square. At 20 feet, some of the problems are highballs. Most problems are in the lower V grades with a few exceptions. A circumlocutional traverse is possible.

Getting There 

It is spitting distance from the parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Wolcott Crags and Boulders area.

Weather station 7.9 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Big Ass Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big Ass Boulder:
V0   V0 4     Boulder   
V1 AKA Black Crack   V1 5     Boulder   
V5-6   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   
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West Face V1-2 5  Colorado : Eagle/Vail/Minturn/Red Clif... : ... : Big Ass Boulder
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By Pete Laurina
From: Littleton, CO
May 29, 2007
There's an anchor point on top, but about a year or two ago I ran into a guy that "keeps an eye on the place" and he said that someone continuously removes the bolt, so it may or may not be there.
By Dean Cool
From: Boulder, CO
Jun 1, 2007
The anchor is still there.
By Bob Robinson
From: Lone Tree, Colorado
Nov 11, 2010
I was there a couple months ago, and the anchor was chopped.
By Michael Schneiter
From: Glenwood Springs, CO
Nov 11, 2010
I first climbed here in 1997 and have visited from time to time since then and it seems to be real hit or miss if the anchor is there. If the bolts are gone you can get some traditional protection in to make an anchor.

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