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Hearts of Milk and Wine 

Topper Rock Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.9037, -108.49753 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Aug 30, 2014
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BETA PHOTO: Topper Rock's west face as seen from the top of BO...

Description 

Topper is a small boulder comprised of solid but slightly sandy rock. It harbors one problem but maybe more.

Getting There 

Park at the first parking area of Black Wave. Cross CO Highway 141, head northeast for about 50 yards. It lies just to the east of BOGO. Reference the page map for a more precise location.

Climbing Season

For the Nine Mile Hill area.

Weather station 15.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: At the crux of Heart of Milk and Wine. Keep the la...

Hearts of Milk and Wine V3 6A  Colorado : Grand Junction Area : ... : Topper Rock
Hearts of Milk and Wine ascends a featured, slightly overhung arete that requires a fair amount of tension and body positioning.Sit start with a left hand jug and a right hand edge, the feet are awkwardly spaced. From there, pull up and match on the jug at the lip, bump the right hand up to an edge/bump, cross over with the left to a sidepull/sloper (crux) which allows access to the jug below the apex, continue to the apex of the arete, throw up a heel, and top it out....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

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