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Riggs' Hill Central Rock Climbing 


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Location: 39.0731, -108.6489 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: Alex Garhart on Sep 18, 2008
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Description 

Central area of Riggs' Hill. Tons of desert varnished sandstone boulders.

I am not familiar with some of the problems here and have designated those I can't locate in "The Cluster." This is a section of boulders left of the main right trail in the central area. I'll update it as I can and as information becomes available.

Getting There 

Park in the main circular parking lot at Riggs' Hill. Most of the good boulders are northeast of the parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Riggs' Hill area.

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

28 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['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',10],['V2-3',7],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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