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The Egg Boulders Rock Climbing 

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These two egg-shaped boulders (surprise!) host around ten short but fun problems. Most of the problems fall in the V0-V2 range, making this a great place to warm up.

Getting There 

Take the trail that runs through the middle of the meadow. At the T intersection, head right. The Egg Boulders will be the first boulders you encounter. They basically block the trail, so they're hard to miss!

Climbing Season

For the Telluride/Norwood area area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

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Walking On Eggshells V1+ 5  Colorado : Telluride/Norwood area : ... : The Egg Boulders
This a great traverse! Start standing on the right side of the southeast face with a couple of head height edges. Traverse left, using only holds below the lip. The crux comes early with a difficult move to match a vertical seam and move left from it to a gigantic flake. After gaining the flake, the difficulty eases, but there are still a few tricky bits. Keep traversing until reaching the northeast corner of the boulder (basically, where the two boulders touch) and top it out. Don't use the oth...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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