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Chocolate Bear Block

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Chocolate Bear Block Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 17'
Location: 38.92234, -108.49312 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 Jul 18, 2012
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Description 

This tall boulder is located further south down the dirt road from the Triangle Boulder pull off. Rock quality on the north face is pretty good, though it might need cleaning if you're looking for new lines. The overhung west face is pretty good as well.

Again, because of the lack of development in this area (to my knowledge), there are hardly any people around at all.

Getting There 

Drive down the dirt road heading south. Once you hit a "bare" area, park and head south a bit further. The block is on the east (left) side of the road and is large enough to see relatively easily.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 13.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['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',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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By tbol
From: Front Range, CO.
Jun 1, 2017
What's the name of the block just behind Choc. Bear? It has a pretty fun V3ish problem on the South face.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
Jun 2, 2017
tbol - Not sure if you're talking about the same thing, but a few months ago I cleaned up and tried a line on that face just left of a juniper tree. Seemed like it was V3ish, but I didn't commit to the mantel finish. If you sent, throw up a description and give it a name. I agree, it's a nice one.
By tbol
From: Front Range, CO.
Jun 19, 2017
Right on, Nick. Thanks for the info. I'll put up a description soon. I saw your chalk on it and figured someone sent. I did break a hold above the lip. Then I tried again and topped out on some sandy and exciting holds. Cheers.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
Jun 19, 2017
Sweet! Glad you were able to complete it!

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