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Cro Magnon Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 39.29319, -105.6545 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Lizzzz on Sep 23, 2015
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Cro Magnon from the forest road.


Cro Magnon is a huge, secluded expanse of granite boulders backed by an epic, very steep, granite wall about 70 feet tall. The bouldering ranges from sharp to perfect fine granite with triangular ledges. More is to be developed here, bolting is in progress.

Getting There 

Cro Magnon is approximately 10 miles from Jefferson. Go west on CR 77 and left on National Forest road (844) on Bordenville Cemetery.

Per Chris Meacham: all the boulders are located under the Cro Magnon headwall a couple hundred yards through the woods from the campsite/parking.

Climbing Season

For the Wigwam Creek/Lost Creek Wilderness area.

Weather station 12.1 miles from here

22 Total Climbing Routes

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By Chris Meacham
Sep 24, 2015
All boulders are located under the Cro Magnon headwall a couple hundred yards through the woods from the campsite/parking.
By Levi Wilner
From: Alamosa, CO
Oct 5, 2015
Great! looks like good rock! Can we get a better description on how to get there? I may go have a look this weekend.
By jleining
From: CO
Jan 5, 2016
Levi, the directions posted purposefully suck.... The Bordenville (site) is about 10 to 11 miles south of the town of Jefferson on Hwy 77. Pick up an Observatory Rock quadrangle, and it clearly shows it. I believe the forest road is No. 844 that you turn left on from Hwy 77. This road splits and there are lots of obscure rocks back in there, some of which you can access by car, others you can hike to. this area is located at: 39.293191 -105.654504.

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