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Main Area Rock Climbing 

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The Main Area consists of all the boulders found at the base of the hill, from the Millennium Falcon Boulder on the eastern end to the Cave boulder and the large Easy Flake Boulder to the West. The rest of the problems are found on the Ridge, the 20-30 foot cliff band and accompanying boulder at the top of the hill. Many good moderate problems are found in Main Area, notably The Millennium Falcon, an area classic.

Getting There 

Park at the Tabaguache/Lunch Loop Trailhead. Cross the the road and walk north to the remains of the old parking lot. The Main Area is right here.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.7 miles from here

35 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Main Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Main Area:
Easy Flake   V0+ 4+     Boulder   Easy Block
The Millennium Falcon   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Falcon Block
Long Traverse   V1+ 5     Boulder, 30'   Long Boulder
Barn Door   V2 5+     Boulder   Barn Boulder
The Cave   V2+ 5+     Boulder   The Cave Boulder
Spidey Grip   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Spidey Block
The Evac   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 10'   The Cave Boulder
Natural Selection   V3 6A     Boulder, 13'   Falcon Block
Joe 97 Center   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Joe 97 Boulder
Dagger To The Heart   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 10'   Joe 97 Boulder
Squeezer McPleaser   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Easy Block
All American Grinder   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   Joe 97 Boulder
The Kompressor   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Joe 97 Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: Kody working the first dyno on Natural Selection.

Natural Selection V3 6A  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Falcon Block
I know for sure I am not the first person to do this, so let me know if you've got info on the problem.Start on two crimps on the left side of the overhung face. Make an all points off dyno to the good dish. From there, make another big move to the lip right below the top of the boulder. Top out straight up (the same way you top out The Millennium Falcon).The first move isn't necessarily hard, it's just not natural, but it's a great move....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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