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Shorty Block Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.89044, -108.51067 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Eric Carlos on Dec 6, 2015
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Description 

Shorty Block has one short SDS problem, but it is worth doing.

Getting There 

From Moby Dick, walk up the hill about 150 feet due north into a cluster of rocks. This is the south face you can see from Moby Dick. It didn't appear to have been climbed before I cleaned off some moss and did it.

Climbing Season

For the Mecca Boulder Area area.

Weather station 15.9 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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