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Location: 39.98925, -105.28602 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Guy H. on Oct 10, 2001
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Tomato Rock is a 12 foot high boulder that looks like a ... well you know. It has also made it on to Roach's Flatiron classic list. There are a least a dozen problems on this rock. The easiest route for tall people is on the north side (5.8). The easiest route for shorter folks is on the south side near some finger pockets. (5.8) I found that the easiest down climb was on the north side.

Getting There 

This rock is located on a hill 50 yards west of the Mesa Trail and 150 yards south of the Bluebell Canyon. A small trail leaves the Mesa Trail and goes right by the rock.

Climbing Season

For the North area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: North Side.

Norther Darker Side V0- 4-  Colorado : Flatirons : ... : Tomato Rock
If you're tall, start high and grab a jug. If you're short, it's possible to do a lower start on the ledge and work through some small holds to then gain the jugs, but it is harder than V0.This is the easiest way to gain the top of the boulder....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just south of Bluebell Shelter.
BETA PHOTO: Just south of Bluebell Shelter.
Rock Climbing Photo: Side trail off Mesa Trail that heads up to the roc...
BETA PHOTO: Side trail off Mesa Trail that heads up to the roc...

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By George Bell
From: Boulder, CO
Aug 19, 2002
Has anyone climbed this rock "no hands"? The Roach guide claims this has been done but it seems it would require a full speed sprint, definitely a committing dyno! Someone please add an mpeg of someone doing this move!
By Charles Danforth
From: L'ville, CO
May 2, 2011
Happened upon this rock on a trail run last week. It's quite easy to find, but here are the GPS coords anyway.

(DDMMSS) 39d59m21.4s,-105d17m10.0s

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