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Location: 37.22993, -122.09386 View Map  Incorrect?
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Concentrated area of good bouldering. Classics include Sharma Arete, Static Reach, Nature Nazi Boulder, Lost Keys Traverse, thee Classic, Asian Invasion, Right Hand Indian Man (not to be confused by "Right Hand Man"), and many others.

Getting There 

Park in main area of Castle Rock. Follow obvious signage towards the north side of the road.

"Approach time: 3 - 5 minutes.

From the main Castle Rock parking lot, walk or drive east 150 yards to an opening on the opposite side of the street, which is the entrance to Sanborn-Skyline County Park.

There will be a sign a short ways (like 50 feet) in stating (among other things) "Indian Rock .1M", Go past this sign on the trail which will head up the hill and gradually left. You will find Indian Rock on the right side of this trail jutting 30 feet out of the ground, and surrounded by small boulders." - Aron Quiter

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.5 miles from here

43 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',20],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Indian Rock Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Indian Rock Side:
Indian Crack   V0 4     Boulder, 10'   Indian Cracks
Shelf Mantle   V0 4     Boulder, 12'   Nature Nazi Boulders
Undercling   V0 4     Boulder   Hash Rock
1 1/4" Crack   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Indian Cracks
The Shark   V1 5 PG13     Boulder, 20'   Lower Indian Rock
Honey Dipper   V1-2 5     Boulder, 10'   Indian Cracks
Man in the Canoe   V2 5+     Boulder   Nature Nazi Boulders
Sloper Route   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Indian Cracks
Raw Honey   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 12'   Indian Cracks
The Clam   V3 6A     Boulder   Clamshell Boulder
Santa Cruz Dude   V3 6A     Boulder   Lower Indian Rock
Thee Classic   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 12'   Thee Classic
Nature Nazi Traverse   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   Nature Nazi Boulders
FF Crack   V4 6B     Boulder   Nature Nazi Boulders
Lost Keys Traverse   V6 7A     Boulder   Lost Keys Bouldering
Right Hand Indian Man   V6 7A     Boulder   Lower Indian Rock
Asian Invasion   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 8'   Lower Indian Rock
Dark Side of the Moon   V6-7 7A+     Boulder   Lower Indian Rock
Nature Nazi Arete    V7 7A+     Boulder   Nature Nazi Boulders
Static Reach   V8 7B     Boulder   Clamshell Boulder
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By Brett Billings
From: Fort Collins, CO
Sep 19, 2016
Anyone know that name for this boulder? It's directly uphill from the Nature Nazi Boulders. I had to clean off a lot of dirt, pine needles, and moss, but this has definitely been climbed. Two obvious lines, one up the middle to a large shelf and one on the arête. I added the problems under the Nature Nazi boulders, and referred to it as the Uphill Nature Boulder. Please let me know if you have a name for the boulder or either of the problems, and I'll get it changed. Thanks!
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