REI Community
The Hobo

Select Route:
East Face/Hobo T 
SouthWest Corner T 

The Hobo Rock Climbing 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 39.9797, -105.2909 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 991
Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Jun 25, 2002
Forecast:
Overnight

43°
Wednesday

71° | 53°
Thursday

77° | 53°
Friday

68° | 43°
Saturday

56° | 38°
Sunday

50° | 36°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

  • Temporary Trail and Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>
  • Seasonal Raptor Closures MORE INFO >>>

  • Description 

    The Hobo is a small Flatironette that sits some 50 yards West of the Hillbilly. Good rock leads to a surprisingly small and exposed summit. This is a fun rock to bag after a climb of Stairway to Heaven or Hillbilly Rock...

    Getting There 

    Follow Skunk Canyon trail until a faint trail separates to the North and towards Hillbilly rock which by now looms above you. Hike under and to the North side of Hillbilly. Head West skirting the North edge and continue some 50 yards West to the now prominent HOBO.

    From the Stariway finish look North East, the Hobo will be some 20 yards in that direction....

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 3.2 miles from here

    2 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',2],['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',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


    Featured Route For The Hobo
    Rock Climbing Photo: The Hobo from Hillbilly Rock.

    East Face/Hobo 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b  Colorado : Flatirons : ... : The Hobo
    The base of the Hobo is cluttered with fallen blocks. The largest of these leans against the East face. You can scramble up this block and down the other side onto the East face or just climb up to the notch between them. From there, it is some easy 100+ feet of enjoyable, solid rock, Flatiron scrambling. The summit is small and exposed, the views of Stairway and Satan's Slab are hard to beat.Descent - downclimb the route you just climbed....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

    Comments on The Hobo Add Comment
    Show which comments
    - none yet -

    Mountain Project

    The Definitive Climbing Resource

    MTB Project

    Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

    Powder Project

    Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
    FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About