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South Ridge Rock Climbing 

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Location: 40.7065, -105.76434 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Steve McCorkel on May 16, 2015
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This is an area on the upper, left side of the prominent east face of Boston Peak. This spot has a trad line with 7 belays to the top (.11). It also has a route with bolts (gear at the start) one pitch up (.12-).

Getting There 

Park near the gate for the Bliss Wildlife Area and the 420 Boulders. Walk along the two-track and past the 420 Boulders for a few hundred feet on a faint path. Then, muster your way up the boulder field to the base of the upper, left edge of the large east face.

Climbing Season

For the West of Rustic area.

Weather station 2.9 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Slightly stoked about the slab when I bolted it ba...

Jolly Jane 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Colorado : Fort Collins : ... : South Ridge
This awesome pillar feature is named after the infamous Massachusetts serial killer who claimed to have killed 33 people.Start up the ramp/chimney feature to gain the squeeze pillar. Excellent 5.12 arete climbing leads to a hard crux right before the angle change. Enjoy a nice stance on the vertical wall before launching into the long final slab that is full of intimidating but excellent movement. This is one of the best slab climbs in the canyon....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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