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Beached Beluga 
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Whale Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12'
Location: 39.60935, -105.9172 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Monty, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Will Sharp on Jun 11, 2015
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Although the boulder looks nothing like a whale, the topout move on the two routes can resemble a beached whale. This boulder offers two quality lines in a small cave in the Oasis area. Except for the east-facing overhang the rest of the boulder looks like junk.

Getting There 

From the main Oasis area (landing of Refrigerator Boulder), the boulder is located 100' west of the Refrigerator (see area photo under Oasis Area photos).

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Beached Beluga V5 6C  CO : Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma : ... : Whale Boulder
Beached Beluga is a great problem that starts with left hand on the sloping rail/ledge and a right in a good undercling. Do a big move to a thin but sweet flake, and then pull the topout (crux). Either do the "Beached Beluga" or see if you can pull it normally....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Rock Climbing Photo: Both routes on the overhang.
BETA PHOTO: Both routes on the overhang.

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