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Hammer Sickle Block

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Hammer Sickle Block Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 13'
Location: 38.9407, -108.48536 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: Bradley Mark Edwards on Nov 8, 2013
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East face of Hammer Sickle Block. This is what you...

Description 

This is mostly a slab by face on the east side of the boulder, but the south side has a great overhung face.

I'm sure it's been climbed before but wanted to get more information out there.The quality on the south (climbable) side is really good quality. The top out is slightly sandy but not bad at all.

Getting There 

Hammer Sickle Block can be found as you're hiking north on the main trail. It's the first huge boulder on your left hand side, right uphill from CO Highway 141.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 12.5 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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