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The Premier Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Christian Prellwitz on Aug 26, 2012

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This boulder is probably the most popular boulder at Ilium (except for maybe the Sun Block). It has a great selection of problems, from slabs to overhangs, at all grades. It's a nice spot to start your day.

Getting There 

Take the trail that runs through the middle of the meadow. At the T intersection, head left. The Premier will be the first large boulder you encounter.

Climbing Season

For the Telluride/Norwood area area.

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Christian Prellwitz about to start 'Bert's Butt' (...

Bert's Butt V6-7 7A+  Colorado : Telluride/Norwood area : ... : The Premier
Start crouched with hands matched on the lowest undercling. Establish feet on the wall and bump to the next undercling. Match and make a difficult move (or series of moves) to get to the obvious, chalked jug. From the jug, move up and left to another large jug/shelf and then upwards to an easy top out. It's hard to say what the crux move is. It seems different for different people. No matter what, it's a lot of powerful moves in a row. The move to the second good shelf can be a bit of a heartbre...[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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