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Rock Island II Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 5,631'
Location: 40.015, -105.3123 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ben Mottinger on Jan 1, 2001
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  • Description 

    This is the little bit of rock about 150m West of the pullout to the Dome. There is a big overhang on the West side of the rock.

    L->R (not sure that makes sense on a "spire")

    Old Practice Aid Crack
    Candelaria's Crack, 12-
    Two Move Groove, 8

    Getting There 

    Park on the right side of the road next to the rock.

    Climbing Season

    For the Boulder Canyon area.

    Weather station 2.4 miles from here

    3 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Rock Island II

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rock Island II:
    Candelaria's Crack   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad   
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    Featured Route For Rock Island II
    Rock Climbing Photo: Michael Murphy, trying to put the moves together h...

    Candelaria's Crack 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Colorado : Boulder Canyon : Rock Island II
    This is a really nice overhanging finger crack that is only about 15-20 ft high. Really more of a boulder problem, but it is also a nice crack to practice some clean aid. You can downclimb to the left of the route. There is another rinky-dink "route" to the left with a single 1/4" bolt halfway up. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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    By Kevin Coopman
    Mar 16, 2004
    Great rock for an intermediate climbers trying to escape 5.8 routes. Easy to get to, can park 100 feet from the climbing area. Bolts for the 5.10 route.
    By Chris O'Connor
    From: boulder, co
    Jul 30, 2007
    Bolts? I haven't seen bolts here? There is one old bolt on an old 'aid' project, but I think that's it. Could someone provide more info?
    By James Beissel
    From: Boulder, CO
    Apr 16, 2008
    I'm pretty sure Kevin was confusing this area with Rock Island I.

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