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This is the big boulder greeting you as you approach the lower Gutter boulder field. It is 15' tall and very large with pockets all over the left(north/west) face. The first established Gutter climb is on the West face above the little cave, and there will surely be more to come. This boulder is simply awesome.

There is a J chiseled into the front of this boulder.

Getting There 

As you are hiking up the wash this boulder is right in the middle of the wash as you walk up to the lower boulders.

Climbing Season

For the Palo Duro Canyon State Park area.

Weather station 14.0 miles from here

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Big J Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big J Boulder:
Figure 12   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 15'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The front(West) side of the boulder showing "...

Figure 12 V5 6C PG13  Texas : Palo Duro Canyon State Park : ... : Big J Boulder
Start from a sitting/kneeling position on the lowest rail above the cave. Use the good edges to make your way to the big hueco. Climb up and slightly right through 2 finger pockets and top out. Avoid holds around the aret to the left....[more]   Browse More Classics in Texas

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