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Plethora Boulder (Right Gonad)

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Mark of Zorro (aka Route 2) 
Route 4 
Route 8 
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Plethora Boulder (Right Gonad) Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.92893, -108.49059 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Andrew Hay on Jan 15, 2003
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This boulder is hard to miss. It is on the right side of the road and its large overhanging face is very impressive. Probably some of the best sandstone in the canyon. All the lines on its east face are classic!

Getting There 

From US Highway 50 (going towards Delta from Grand Junction) turn right onto CO Highway 141. Follow this for about 3 miles until you see the Fossil Boulder, (hard to miss) a large, pyramid-shaped boulder on the right. Either park here or continue up a ways. Either way, the plethora boulder is on the right hand side of the road 75 yards south of the Fossil Boulder.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.3 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Plethora Boulder (Right Gonad)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Plethora Boulder (Right Gonad):
Route 4   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   
Route 3   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   
Mark of Zorro (aka Route 2)   V5 6C     Boulder, 18'   
Route 5   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
Red    V9 7C     Boulder, 12'   
Purple   V9 7C     Boulder, 12'   
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Route 5 V8 7B  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Plethora Boulder (Right Gon...
This is an excellent problem that isn't over until one has fully rocked over onto the slab. Start sitting with your right hand on the obvious blocky hold and left hand on a large edge. Make a desperate first move up to a sloper or pocket and then move up to good pocket, hold the swing and continue straight up the face to the sloping lip. It may be wise to check out the top out and figure out what you can desperately crimp on before getting here on the send....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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By DavidHH
From: Parker, Colorado
Feb 14, 2009
Admins, please place as area in Bone Park. Thanks.
By Eric Carlos
From: GJ
Apr 19, 2016
Where is the picture that all of these route descriptions reference?
By Jared LaVacque
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Apr 19, 2016
It was removed by the user that submitted it a while back.
By Will Clark
From: Colorado Springs, CO
May 31, 2016
I uploaded a new beta picture trying to recreate the old one. Probably not as accurate and useful, but at least it's something!

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