Array ( [0] => 105708955 [1] => 105708964 [2] => 105847868 [3] => 106220461 [4] => 106278947 [5] => 106278960 [6] => 106278967 ) Rock Climbing Routes & Photos in Main Boulder, Jemez Mountains and Jemez Valley
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Main Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 35.69438, -106.6597 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aaron Hobson, Jason Halladay, Anthony Stout, LeeAB Brinckerhoff, Marta Reece, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: LeeAB Brinckerhoff on Oct 15, 2008
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Description 

Stellar Large boulder with problems on all sides. No real down climb, reverse the top of a problem on the S face that is just to the left of a small (3') tree and drop, bring an extra pad and leave it here.

Getting There 

After crossing the fence head to your left, about 11 o'clock for about 100 yards, you will pass two smaller boulders with problems on them prior to coming to the main boulder, its about 12-20' feet tall and has a dead tree leaning against the left side of it.

Climbing Season

For the Ponderosa Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.1 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['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',1],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Main Boulder

Plumage V6-7 7A+  New Mexico : Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... : ... : Main Boulder
Big move from the horn up to a nice three finger pocket then up into gastons and side pulls. Make a big move left to the arete and turn the arete with some delicate foot work and small holds to gain the slab. Climb the thin slab to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in New Mexico

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By LeeAB Brinckerhoff
Administrator
From: ABQ, NM
Oct 15, 2008
This is probably the single best boulder I've climbed on in the Ponderosa area. Every problem is worth doing and almost none of the holds are hollow.
By Owen Summerscales
From: Los Alamos, NM
Feb 9, 2013
One big mother of a boulder. Some of the topouts remind me of Buttermilks, ie. high, slabby and a bit scary. Name: "Sun Dagger" AFAIK.
By Eric Whitbeck
May 10, 2013
I agree with Lee. This is one of the better boulders in the state. All the lines are good and the hang is great.

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