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Hope and Change Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,200'
Location: 43.88093, -103.46164 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Andy Busse, Mike Housiaux, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Mike Housiaux on Jan 23, 2017
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Description 

The Hope and Change boulder is a proud boulder at the base of Emancipation. It is directly to the left when facing the Thin Fin (V5) boulder. Look for a sharp tall boulder with a horizontal seam.I first envisioned a traverse line and lightly cleaned it with a friend. Chris Hirsch and Aaron Stetzer cleaned it up to become a classic. After this problem got the proper clean up it has become a very beautiful line and eye catching to anyone passing by.

Getting There 

Hike up towards GGW on emancipation wall. You walk very close to this boulder and its hard to miss. Look for the Thin Fin boulder on your left close to the base of the wall. This is the next boulder over and left from The Thin Fin boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Emancipation area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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