REI Community
Gram Parsons Memorial Boulder
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Gram Parsons Memorial Hand Traverse 
Left Flake 

Gram Parsons Memorial Hand Traverse 

Hueco: V0- Font: 4-

Type:  Boulder, 25'
Original:  Hueco: V0- Font: 4- [details]
Page Views: 3,936
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2005

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (10)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: The traverse takes you directly over the shrine to...


You'll find this large flake of rock on the northwest side of Cap Rock, visible from the road. Named for the memorial at the base to Gram Parsons, a former musician in The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, as well as some solo work.

Traverse the slightly overhung, jagged flake for roughly 25' and then drop off - or do some laps. A good warm-up for the harder problems nearby or enjoyable on it's own.



Comments on Gram Parsons Memorial Hand Traverse Add Comment
Show which comments
By David Evans
Feb 9, 2005

The story goes that Gram's body was hijacked from his funeral by his bro's and they cremated him at the base.
By Tapas
From: Utah
Jun 19, 2012

Tribute by First Aid Kit:

By Chris treggE
From: Madison, WI
Sep 19, 2013

Here is more info about the name and history.

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