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Bumbling Stock  

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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 39.74102, -105.2601 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Overview. Haulbag left of Desiderata for scale.

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  • Description 

    Just to the west of Stumbling Block is a formation called Bumbling Stock. It is identified by tiered roofs on the left side and an obvious splitter OW on the right.

    Getting There 

    Park at mile marker 270, 1.7 miles up the canyon, and approach as you would for the Stumbling Block. Once at the Stumbling Block, go left and over the hill to this formation.


    A. Desiderata, 11+, 1p, 100', bolts.
    B. Crack a Beer, 11, 1p, 105', gear.
    C. Unknown, ?.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 1.6 miles from here

    2 Total Routes

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

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Bumbling Stock:
    Crack a Beer   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 105'   
    Desiderata   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
    Browse More Classics in Bumbling Stock

    Featured Route For Bumbling Stock
    Brandon Patterson entering the second crux. March ...

    Desiderata 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  CO : Golden : ... : Bumbling Stock
    Currently this is the only bolted line at the Bumbling Stock. Start in the center of the crag at a right-facing flake. A midway optional belay anchor reduces the drag. Otherwise, bring a few longer draws and a 60m or 70m rope.Lieback the flake, mantle onto a ramp. Steep slab smears to a cruxy arete move (10+ish). Easier climbing leads you to a right-leaning undercling corner (2nd crux) and over a small roof. Finish on steep headwall, with a last tricky highstep crux at the last bolt. The anchors...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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