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Echale Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.74274, -105.28489 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is a massive boulder just below the Mavericks Boulder holding one of the better hard problems on the Front Range, albeit with a controversial history.

Getting There 

As for the other MM 268 boulders, head up the steep loose gully on the north side of US 6.

Climbing Season

For the Clear Creek Canyon area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Setting up for the throw out right on Echale.

Echale V14 8B+  Colorado : Golden : ... : Echale Boulder
This problem tackles the obvious roof, a fair amount of which was dug out to allow the problem to go. Crouch start at right hand flake and left hand sidepull pinch. Move up to an obvious undercling flake and match. Then move right to a visibly enhanced sidepull before a massive dyno back left to a good edge and better holds above.This boulder has a somewhat controversial history as it was dug out, glued, and chipped by parties who shall remain nameless. That said, it is one of the better hard pr...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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