REI Community
Essential Boulder

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Cheat Grass Pie 
Common Deer 
Holdin' on to My Chicken 
Lawyers, Guns, & Money 
Sponge Worthy 
Strung Out On Nature 

Essential Boulder Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 38.9011, -108.4984 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 393
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
Forecast:
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Essential west face problems: 1. Strung Out On Na...

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]


Featured Route For Essential Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting out Cheat Grass Pie.

Cheat Grass Pie V4 6B  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Essential Boulder
Cheat Grass Pie starts out with some fun compression climbing and finishes up a technical slab. Sit start with a left hand crimp and a right hand sloper. From there, bump the right up to the sloper on the arete (crux), then bump the left hand up to a sidepull, slap the right again to the next sloper with a thumb-catch, stack a left hand above the right on the crimp, paste a high right heel, and crank up to the small crimp and features which access the jug and topout....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Photos of Essential Boulder Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Essential Boulder as seen from the second pullout ...
BETA PHOTO: Essential Boulder as seen from the second pullout ...

Comments on Essential Boulder Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

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