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Location: 38.89247, -108.51256 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Brad Edwards, Nick Reecy, Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Hoez on Feb 4, 2012  with updates from Nick Reecy
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Description 

This is one of the best boulders that I've come across in Unaweep. It is found up past the Flyco Boulder about 40 yards below the cliff.

Getting There 

Head past the Flyco Boulder towards the cliff band.

Per Nick Reecy: from the Gunny Gold Boulder, continue on the footpath in a northerly direction and enter the Pink Floyd area. Pass the Entrada, Guidance, and Clevis Boulders. Soon after, you'll reach a huge boulder (one of biggest in the canyon), follow the path along the boulder's east side. At the northeast corner, leave the path and head almost straight north for about thirty yards, and you'll see the boulder's south face.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.7 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Mar 23, 2013
Does anyone have coordinates for this one? Or, Hoez, can you mark this one on the area's map?
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Dec 2, 2013
Bueller, Bueller, Bueller? If someone knows the location of this boulder, please provide it.
By Hoez
From: Uganda
Sep 15, 2014
@nickreecy, it's a hard one to find...next time I'm out there, I'll get GPS coordinates.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Oct 19, 2014
I accidentally stumbled across the boulder today. I've marked its location on the area's map.
By Brad Edwards
Administrator
From: Grand Junction, CO
Oct 24, 2014
Nick, that's awesome you found it! That's been years of work on your part! Stoked for you, man!
By Jared LaVacque
Administrator
From: Anchorage/Grand Junction
Oct 27, 2014
Hey Nick, we are definitely going out there in December when I get back, plus, maybe the project will go down if my shoulder will cooperate :) I am psyched that this thing actually exists! And, it's not in Uganda.
By Nick Reecy
Administrator
From: Clifton, CO
Oct 29, 2014
@Brad, Thanks! Nothing like finding the already found within twenty yards of a set of boulders that I've visited a few dozen times ;).

@Jared, I'm looking forward to it!