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Charlie's Problem 

U.S.G.S. Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Location: 38.49852, -108.8939 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The U.S.G.S. Boulder as seen from CO Highway 141.

Description 

U.S.G.S. is huge, and has a handful of high quality boulder problems that climb over perfect landings. The rock quality is great. Any ascent requires a downclimb of the south face, or a seven foot hop down of the north face.

Getting There 

From the cattleguard parking, head ~75 yards north and you'll run into the boulder on the east side of CO Highway 141. It lies no more than 25 yards off the highway.

Climbing Season

For the Unaweep Canyon area.

Weather station 9.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Working the early moves of Charlie's Problem.

Charlie's Problem V3 6A  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : U.S.G.S. Boulder
Crouch start with a left hand on the arete and a small right hand edge. From there, move a right up to a pinch, lock a left heel hook, bump the left hand up the arete, flip the pinch hand to the undercling position, position the feet, make a big left hand up to the sloping lip (crux), then work up and right to a jug, mantle, and top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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