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The Insurmountable Block

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(1+1) or (2+2) A.K.A. Roller Ball 

The Insurmountable Block Rock Climbing 

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This block features great stone and is almost totally blank. Around 1999-2000 Josh Heiney and Jim Hausmann started working this steep thin dish. Both have since sent but I assure you.... if you go at it with this one it will be epic to the finish!!!

Getting There 

Take the Sisters trail over to the Land of The Slabs. Just before (about 30 yards) the "Over Easy block/Mineral wall" to your left or WEST you will see this lone block with a steep slab facing towards the trail. Go get some!!

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

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(1+1) or (2+2) A.K.A. Roller Ball V7 7A+  Colorado : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : The Insurmountable Block
Start on the right most side of the scoop/slab. Grab some slopers and try to mount up onto the slab while trending slightly to your right. A classic in thin steep friction climbing!!!! An area must do!!...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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