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Husky Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 39.11895, -106.69887 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Pete F. on Jun 17, 2016  with updates from Crazymonkey and 1 more


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This is a good boulder down off the highway in the trees with several routes ranging around V0-V7. It is tall enough for the topouts to be exciting around 18-19 feet, and it has good landings.

Getting There 

Park at the Grotto Wall parking lot. There are 2 options - walk east / uphill along the highway for ~200 feet or so and then walk down toward the river. Or, cross the guardrail near the Grotto Wall lot, walk down the slope, and parallel the highway heading east toward the top of Independence Pass. There are a handful of large boulders, but this is the only one that is chalked and has good landings, between the highway and the river. Note - you can't see any of the routes from the highway, just a mossy side of the boulder that doesn't look like something you'd want to climb.

Climbing Season

For the Grotto Walls Area area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Husky V5 6C  Colorado : Independence Pass : ... : Husky Boulder
Husky takes on the obvious, steep bulge on the west face. Start low on edges and climb out the bulge using underclings and sidepulls. Reach up right and slot a digit or tip in the finger-slicer slot (tape anyone?), take the pain, gather your courage, and set up for the throw to the victory jug of glory....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: The exit of Bull Mastif.
The exit of Bull Mastif.
Rock Climbing Photo: Husky, V5.
Husky, V5.
Rock Climbing Photo: Husky Boulder.
Husky Boulder.

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By wwj17
Jun 25, 2016
What is the line on the far right of the boulder? It goes up nice sidepulls to some dynamic moves up top....

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