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Exoplanet Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.8962, -108.50762 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Oct 22, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Exoplanet's north face overhang.


Exoplanet is a large boulder with overhanging north and east faces. The rock quality is mixed but good throughout most of the boulder. The landings surrounding the north and east face are very good.

Getting There 

From the green gate at Mecca parking, cross East Creek on the foot path, then follow the dirt track to the north for about 5-10 minutes, take a right at the drainage, follow it for another 100 yards, and the boulder will be visible. Reference the page map for its exact location.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 15.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Exoplanet Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Big Galoot.

Big Galoot V3 6A  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Exoplanet Boulder
Stand start with hands matched on the jug. From there, reach a right hand edge, place a high right heel, then begin traversing left through an edge to reach a mini-shelf, work through some sloper-edges to gain a good hueco-like feature on the face, and continue up the remainder to reach an easy mantel.A sit start can be added to the problem as well. It adds two moves that are maybe V5ish in difficulty. The movement involved is quite good, but I didn't have the endurance to fi...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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