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Essential Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.9011, -108.4984 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: Nick Reecy on Nov 25, 2011
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Description 

Essential Boulder is a good piece of rock with problems on the north, west, east, and south faces.

Landings vary, but most are good.

Getting There 

It is directly across the road from the second Black Wave Boulder Area pullout or on the east side of CO Highway 141, 20 yards from the pavement.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 15.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Holdin' on to My Chicken V2+ 5+  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Essential Boulder
This problem starts on the same hold as Lawyers, Guns, and Money but heads left instead.Start with cross hands and make a big move to the three finger slot. Use either the 1 1/2-2 finger pocket or the crimp (which is further away) with the right hand and move to the big holds.Top out on slopers until to come over the ledge....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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