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The Granite Block Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 39.04041, -106.26336 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Drew Spaulding on Mar 29, 2013
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15 miles north of Buena Vista is the small town of Granite, Colorado. Just south of town, on the east side of the tracks are numerous small crags with the same gritty granite as Buena Vista. "The Granite Block" is one of the 1st substantial nuggets you'll see coming from the north up above the railroad tracks to the east....

Getting There 

Cross the bridge in Granite and turn south. Follow the left edge of the tracks downstream....

Climbing Season

For the Buena Vista area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Right On 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Colorado : Buena Vista : The Granite Block
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