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Pillbox Boulder

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Pillbox Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.88827, -108.50691 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Bradley Mark Edwards, Nick Reecy, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Jun 20, 2014
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BETA PHOTO: Pillbox Boulder's west face.

Description 

Pillbox is big, solid, and has very good landings. The west face of the boulder is featured, slightly overhanging, and boasts impressive potential for boulder problems.

Getting There 

This boulder lies on the far south side of the Other Side of the Mecca Area. Parking can be found in between the Mecca parking area and the road that accesses the top of the canyon above the Other Side. Park at the dirt pullout at the base of a large draw. From there, head uphill and you'll run into the boulder in less than five minutes.

Climbing Season

For the Mecca Boulder Area area.

Weather station 16.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['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',2],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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