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Glacial Boulder

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Glacial Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,734'
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Submitted By: Frank Hessler on Mar 30, 2010


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Located on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. The Glacial Boulder is the classic boulder to climb in Yellowstone.

Getting There 

Take the North Rim drive to the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River just south of Canyon Village, follow the road to a right hand turn to Inspiration Point, this will lead you directly to the Glacial Boulder trailhead and the boulder itself.

Climbing Season

For the All Locations area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Glacial Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Glacial Boulder:
Chicken Out Ridge   V1 5     Boulder   
Face Value   V1 5     Boulder   
7-mm Hole   V3 6A     Boulder   
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By shooperstar
From: Philadelphia pa
Oct 10, 2016
lots of good routes on this boulder
By Adam Willis
From: Washington, DC
Aug 9, 2017
I was just visiting Yellowstone and was super excited to climb this boulder, but it's currently closed off and expected to be unavailable until Spring 2018 via NPS website.

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