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Entrance Exam Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.18008, -108.27299 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The south face and west prow of Entrance Exam.

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As you hike up Big Wash, Entrance Exam is the first boulder you come to. As a result, this boulder is frequently targeted by beer-bottle hurlers. Check the route for broken glass before throwing your hand blindly onto any hold. Entrance Exam has two main problems: Entrance Exam and Finals Week.

Getting There 

From the parking lot at Big Wash, hike ~100 yards up the trail. The trail passes just to the right of this boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Grand Junction Area area.

Weather station 6.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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Start on the overhanging prow with a right hand sidepull and a left hand jug that make it very much a compression problem. Move to the sloper with the right hand, then, with a left heel hook, move out to the 2-3 finger pocket as you come out the prow. From there, move the right hand to the positive hold on the side, and prepare for the swing. Once you've stuck the swing, head up using huecos and rails. It's harder than it looks.After the swing, there is a campus option if you're like me and lac...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By Nick Reecy
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Oct 27, 2012
Has anyone climbed the west-facing prow on here? I worked the problem a while back and realized it's possible but above my ability. Just curious, as the movement seemed liked it would be pretty cool.

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