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Rib Cage Boulder

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Francesca 
Mono Pocket Rocket 
Rib Cage 
Surgical Procedure 

Rib Cage Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.97311, -108.46704 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 Nov 23, 2014
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Description 

Rib Cage is likely the largest boulder at the Late Bloomer area. It has several problems located on each of its four sides. The rock quality is good, and many of the landings are fantastic.

Getting There 

It's located in the Late Bloomer Area. It sits at the far northern section of Late Bloomer's cliff line. From the parking area, follow the foot path up the hill, then veer left along it in a southwesterly direction. Continue on the path heading toward the cliff band. Reference the page map for clarification.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 10.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Rib Cage Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rib Cage Boulder:
Mono Pocket Rocket   V5 6C     Boulder, 25'   
Francesca   V5-6 6C+     Boulder, 20'   
Surgical Procedure   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 25'   
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Featured Route For Rib Cage Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Surgical Procedure.

Surgical Procedure V6-7 7A+  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Rib Cage Boulder
Start down low in a sloper hueco like pocket. Make a series of moves up to the crux where you hit 3 razor sharp crimpers. Move with surgical precission through these crimps up to a fun topout.Hope your crimp strength is up!!In my opinion, this is probably one of the best lines in this canyon....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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