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Boston Peak  Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Boston Peak, 9363 ft., is the name given to the corresponding USGS map. It's elevation is given on the the USGS map, so from time-to-time "peak baggers" will hike to the top. Most of the time the flag of the USA can be seen flying on the summit, if you care to go there.

Getting There 

The parking for Boston Peak is about 49 miles from Fort Collins and 8 miles west of Rustic. The parking area is for the Bliss Wildlife Area and the 420 Boulders.

Climbing Season

For the West of Rustic area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boston Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boston Peak :
Foreplay/Longtime    5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Hall of Fame
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Featured Route For Boston Peak
Rock Climbing Photo: Arete!

Foreplay/Longtime 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c  CO : Fort Collins : ... : Hall of Fame
This striking arete, high on the southern flanks of Boston Peak, can be seen from the highway to the west. Start to the right of the obvious, bolted slab route, Heartbreaker. Pop around to the right side at the fourth bolt (between the 4th and 5th) to arrive at the base of the steepening arete. Climb to a good shakeout, and proceed past four bolts of some of the best arete climbing for miles and miles....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: Kurt Strobel climbing high on Boston Peak.
Kurt Strobel climbing high on Boston Peak.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fall near the 420s.
Fall near the 420s.
Rock Climbing Photo: Boston Peak.
Boston Peak.

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