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Cryptic Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Matt Pufnock on Mar 11, 2012


43° | 18°
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19° | 8°

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This is perched above Nook's Rock in an area defined by as the darkside north. Follow trail up from Nook's heading for Notlim Boulder, but go left at the fork.

Getting There 

Follow same approach as Nook's Rock. Follow trail uphill past Nook's. The boulder will be on your left.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Cryptic Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cryptic Boulder:
Cryptic Grips   V6-7 7A+     Boulder, 8'   
Cryptic Magician   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   
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Featured Route For Cryptic Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: About midway through, decent perspective of route.

Cryptic Magician V7 7A+  CO : Boulder : ... : Cryptic Boulder
Climb the blunt arete in the center of the wall. Start on left crimp rail and right pinching side of arete. Work up arete using sidepulls and underclings. Cross left to sloping pinch and stab right around the corner for decent sidepull. Work up slab on small edges. There is a decent ledge about 2/3 the way up the slab; it's an easy top-out from there. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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