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This boulder has long been at the heart of the RMNP bouldering scene since its inception. Packed with hard problems from V8 to V14, it is a popular first stop for visitors. Problems are found all along the east and west faces making it feasible at different times of day.
The best landmark is the huge Skyscraper Boulder, a 30+ foot boulder with a vertical east face. The Centaur Boulder is just east of this on the very edge of the talus slope on the south side of the canyon. It is one of the larger boulders in Lower Chaos.
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Gang Bang V8 7B Boulder, Alpine, 10'
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Nuthin' But Sunshine V13 8B CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Centaur Boulder
On the west face of the Centaur Boulder, start low on a sloper sidepull for the left hand and a vertical seam with the right. Move directly up (crux) to an obvious decent sloping edge. From here, pull on the infamous "credit card" edge to much better holds and the top....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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