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Black Wave Boulder Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.9023, -108.4986 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: Bradley Mark Edwards on Jun 27, 2011  with updates from Nick Reecy
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We'll post more on this as we learn more, but the Black Wave Area is about a mile past Bone Park. There's a pull-off on the right hand side. Follow the trail to a good chunk of boulders. The first boulder you pass will be the Brain Boulder. While this may not be traditionally a part of the Black Wave Area, it's close enough to group them all together.

Getting There 

Go past Bone Park about a mile and park in the pulloff.

Per Nick Reecy: the area is more than 2 miles from Bone Park. This area can be accessed from four pullouts, they are located between 6.9 and 7.3 miles if approaching from the intersection of US 50/CO Highway 141. The pullouts are located on the west side of CO Highway 141.

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Weather station 15.1 miles from here

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