REI Community
Hillbilly Rocks

Select Area...
Hillbilly Rock 1 
Hillbilly Rock 2 
Hillbilly Rock 3 

Hillbilly Rocks Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 40.0048, -105.4 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 7,714
Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 29, 2006
Forecast:
This Afternoon

75° | 58°
Friday

78° | 59°
Saturday

75° | 58°
Sunday

73° | 57°
Monday

73° | 56°
Tuesday

74° | 54°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

  • Seasonal Closure MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    This is a collection of small rocks in the area between Bihedral & Inca Stone on the N side of the canyon. There has been some development here, in particular on Hillbilly 1. While this area is not a destination, it can be fun for a quick visit when time is limited. There is a bit of poison ivy in the gully for the sensitive.

    Getting There 

    Upstream from the Riviera, park in the pullout on the right (N side), just where the road widens to include a passing lane. The Inca Stone (aka Truth or Consequences) is just up the road and also on the right. Walk up the road a few yards, and find a poor trail that follows a steep drainage up the hill. There is a fair amount of poison ivy in the gully, especially on the R side. Approach takes about 10 minutes.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 4.6 miles from here

    16 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',6],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Hillbilly Rocks

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hillbilly Rocks:
    Like Water for Bob   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Hillbilly Rock 1
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Hillbilly Rocks

    Featured Route For Hillbilly Rocks
    Rock Climbing Photo: Starting the last crux overhang.

    I'll be Dipped 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Colorado : Boulder Canyon : ... : Hillbilly Rock 1
    The three right-hand routes share a common start below a large tree jutting out of right side of the cliff. This is the left-most of these three. It is the 4th climb from the left on the cliff. Climb past 5 bolts to finish near the tree....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

    Comments on Hillbilly Rocks Add Comment
    Show which comments
    By Kevin Neilson
    From: Boulder
    Sep 21, 2008
    Note: The poorly-named Hillbilly Crags 2&3 are nowhere near Crag 1, so don't be under the impression that you can easily hike from #1 to the others.

    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