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The Marty Boulder Rock Climbing 

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BETA PHOTO: The Marty Boulder with both V4 problems.


This little gem is only a minute or two off the main trail and has a couple sweet, overhanging V4s. One or two of the holds sound a little bit hollow but don't look like they're going to break anytime soon. It could use a little more cleaning, but the routes are awesome, the landing is decent, and the boulder is super cool!

Getting There 

On the Buchanan trail at about 2.5-2.75 miles, you will see two HUGE boulders on either side of the trail. At this point, take a right into the trees and hike uphill (north) for about 60 yards through the boulders. The routes are on the backside of the boulder (facing north) but are worth finding for sure. See the pictures.

Climbing Season

For the Lyons area.

Weather station 5.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Shickading Right V4 6B  Colorado : Lyons : ... : The Marty Boulder
Start low matched on an undercling, make some powerful moves up to a jug using a small crimp and some holds in the seam, and then move up to a solid crimp on the face and the edge beside it. Top out on the point of the boulder out right. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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