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Alamosa Canyon  


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Elevation: 8,000'
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Submitted By: Dirty Murph on Sep 30, 2008
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Description 

Similar rock to Penitente Canyon, but less climbed. Can be choss. Hot in the afternoons. Snowed in, but snow melts off boulders in winter, access with snowshoes.

Getting There 

Take Gunbarrel Rd South from Monte Vista. Eventually turns to dirt, take immediate right. Follow a dirt road back through a small canyon and over a cattle gaurd. Road takes a long 180 degree turn to the right; near the top of the hill turn left (High clearance). Drive till you see the boulders.

Climbing Season

For the San Luis Valley area.

Weather station 1.5 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Alamosa Canyon
Beck makes the first crimp and texture crimp.

Incrimination V5 6C  CO : San Luis Valley : ... : Boulder City
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Photos of Alamosa Canyon Slideshow Add Photo
A proj.
A proj.
Nice overhang with dishes and angled rails.
Nice overhang with dishes and angled rails.
Fun problem.
Fun problem.
Excellent ~V7.
Excellent ~V7.

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By chad beckelhymer
From: Buena Vista
Oct 1, 2008
Yo Murph, you dumbass, it's called "Boulder City."
By Dirty Murph
From: Alamosa, Colorado
Oct 1, 2008
Yeah, I'm still adding areas Beck. Chill out, dude.
By Morgan Barnes
Aug 27, 2010
Check this out, I have made topos and added map locations of the area here, Boulder City.
By b hof
From: Pueblo West, CO
Mar 22, 2013
There are some good sport routes here and are on the cliff above the warm up slab.
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