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Raptor Block

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Terrible Lizard 

Raptor Block Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 11'
Location: 39.07381, -108.64605 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: Bradley Mark Edwards on Jun 21, 2016
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Description 

This boulder is located directly behind Vintage Block. It's good quality with SHARP holds and easy downclimbs.

Getting There 

Again, this is right behind Vintage Block. From the eastern parking lot, head northwest past Diamond Block. See the map for more exact details, since this is a little off the "path" for the area.

Climbing Season

For the Riggs' Hill area.

Weather station 3.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Raptor Block
Rock Climbing Photo: Arien 'eyeing-up' the jagged left hand jug.

Terrible Lizard V4 6B  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Raptor Block
Terrible Lizard is a sharp and thuggish compression problem.Sit start with hands in two large pockets and feet out right on the platform. From there, work up the slight overhang by slapping the right hand up while working a tough, left hand crimp, to a jagged jug. At this point, head straight up for a solid topout.There is another, slightly contrived option, that eliminates the large platform to the right. This forces the feet out left for the start and likely adds a full grade of difficulty to ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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