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Numen Block Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.89068, -108.51318 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Numen Problems: 1. Contact Light. 2. Skookum. 3. ...


Numen is a medium-sized boulder. There are problems on its north and east faces. Its rock quality and landings range from poor to great. The boulder is easily identified by the crack on the east face.

Getting There 

From the green gate parking area. Head downhill on the foot path, cross East Creek, head uphill a short distance, make a left on the dirt track, make a right when near Birdhouse, and continue past Moby Dick and uphill toward the canyon rim through a sagebrush meadow. Upon reaching Gunny Gold, head south about 20 yards. Reference the page map for a precise location.

Climbing Season

For the Mecca Boulder Area area.

Weather station 15.8 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Working the middle ground of Run On The Air.

Run On The Air V4 6B  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Numen Block
Run On The Air climbs a featured arete on great rock. Despite being so featured, the holds are spaced in a manner that requires special attention.Sit start on the rock with a good left hand sidepull on the north face and a right hand sloper-bump on the west face. From there, stand up on a right edge and fall into a right hand sidepull, bump the left hand up to a micro-pinch-edge, bring the feet along through the thin, gain a high left hand edge, bump the right hand up to a good sidepull, reach a...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Numen's east face.
BETA PHOTO: Numen's east face.

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