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Cloud Shadow

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Alcove Dyno 
Alcove East Overhang 
Allegro Bulge 
Bob's Bulge 
Center Eliminate 
Cloud Shadow Low 
Cloud Shadow traverse 
Consideration, The 
Contemplation 
Corridor Problem, The 
Curmudgeon 
Dandy Line 
East Inside Corner 
Easy solo 
Graveyard Shift 
Hagan's Wall 
Hagan's Wall Direct 
Highway Attraction 
Jump Start of Faith 
Moderate Bulge 
New Beginnings 
Overcast 
Reverse Consideration 
Sailor's Delight 
Shadowline 
Shibby 
Traverse Ramp 
Trice 
Undercling Traverse 
William's Pull 
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Cloud Shadow  


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Submitted By: Patrick Vernon on Jan 1, 2001
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Description 

This is a great bouldering area, with several classic traverses and several more classic straight up problems.

Getting There 

Park at the obvious Capstan Rock and head across the road and downhill for a few feet to a long wall coverd in pockets with a small boulder next to it that resembles a golf club.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.9 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',15],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',3],['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',2],['V2-3',8],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',7],['V8-9',5],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cloud Shadow:
Easy solo   V0- 4-     Boulder   
Contemplation   V0 4     Boulder   
Moderate Bulge   V1 5     Boulder   
Allegro Bulge   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   
East Inside Corner   V2 5+     Boulder   
Alcove East Overhang   V3 6A     Boulder   
The Corridor Problem   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   
The Consideration   V4 6B     Boulder   
Hagan's Wall   V4-5 6B+     Boulder   
Cloud Shadow traverse   V5 6C     Boulder   
Bob's Bulge   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   
Curmudgeon   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
Cloud Shadow Low   V7 7A+     Boulder   
Shadowline   V9 7C     Boulder, 15'   
Undercling Traverse   V9 7C     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Cloud Shadow
Jim Holloway sizing up the move on Trice. Photo by Rob Candelaria.

Trice V12 8A+  CO : Boulder : ... : Cloud Shadow
Start at the sidepull and edge on UCT and reach for a pocket with your right hand. Reach left to a very small edge with the left and fight the swing. Pop for the ramp on the right and you are done.An amazing legacy of the 1970s, this problem has endured curiosity and controversy like the other Holloway problems. Like those others, unrepeated, yet clearly in its original condition and not height-dependent....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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I've seen it get kinda busy down here, so keep 'er on the d. l. folks.
I've seen it get kinda busy down here, so keep 'er...
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By Anonymous Coward
Jul 17, 2001
This rock has a some fun problems and is usually much less crowded than other areas on Flagstaff. Plus it sits in the shade in the afternoon, making it great for after work or class.
By Thegillest
From: Boulder, Colorado
Aug 1, 2012
This area is usually cramed with dreadlocked bystanders and plenty of people jumping to share their triumphant tales of perilous danger...but other than that, there are some truly classic problems on this wall.