REI Community
Dune Boulder

Select Route:
Buckin' Bronc 
High Five 
Huckin' Bronc 

Dune Boulder Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 38.89247, -108.51256 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 831
Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Hoez on Feb 4, 2012  with updates from Nick Reecy
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Pot of gold at the end of the rainbow...also known...


This is one of the best boulders that I've come across in Unaweep. It is found up past the Flyco Boulder about 40 yards below the cliff.

Getting There 

Head past the Flyco Boulder towards the cliff band.

Per Nick Reecy: from the Gunny Gold Boulder, continue on the footpath in a northerly direction and enter the Pink Floyd area. Pass the Entrada, Guidance, and Clevis Boulders. Soon after, you'll reach a huge boulder (one of biggest in the canyon), follow the path along the boulder's east side. At the northeast corner, leave the path and head almost straight north for about thirty yards, and you'll see the boulder's south face.

Climbing Season

For the Mecca Boulder Area area.

Weather station 15.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Dune Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: ...

High Five V5 6C  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Dune Boulder
This is one of the most complete problems in the valley. There is a little bit of everything in this guy: pockets, crimps, big slopers, pinches, and a dyno to top it all off. The line goes up and right and incorporate's a large jug FAR RIGHT after the series of crimps. From here, move up to the apex of the boulder and top out...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Comments on Dune Boulder Add Comment
Show which comments
By Nick Reecy
Mar 23, 2013
Does anyone have coordinates for this one? Or, Hoez, can you mark this one on the area's map?
By Nick Reecy
Dec 2, 2013
Bueller, Bueller, Bueller? If someone knows the location of this boulder, please provide it.
By Hoez
From: Uganda
Sep 15, 2014
@nickreecy, it's a hard one to time I'm out there, I'll get GPS coordinates.
By Nick Reecy
Oct 19, 2014
I accidentally stumbled across the boulder today. I've marked its location on the area's map.
By Bradley Mark Edwards
From: Grand Junction, CO
Oct 24, 2014
Nick, that's awesome you found it! That's been years of work on your part! Stoked for you, man!
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Oct 27, 2014
Hey Nick, we are definitely going out there in December when I get back, plus, maybe the project will go down if my shoulder will cooperate :) I am psyched that this thing actually exists! And, it's not in Uganda.
By Nick Reecy
Oct 29, 2014
@Brad, Thanks! Nothing like finding the already found within twenty yards of a set of boulders that I've visited a few dozen times ;).

@Jared, I'm looking forward to it!

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About