Large, kind flowing chunks of granite, Emerald Lak...
RMNP granite. Crowded as soon as the snow melts and the trail is clear.
Go to Bear Lake then head as for Lower Chaos, but follow the signs for Emerald Lake. The bouldering rests 300 yards "downhill" from the lake.
Weather station 8.4 miles from here
17 Total Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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The Kind V5 6C CO
: Alpine Rock
: ... : Emerald Lake
The crux is making the long reach for the good slot/pocket/crimp jug (crug). Landing is fair since the boulder overhangs a small slab. Start on a left-facing jug at the center of the wall, move slightly left.This problem was established earlier by Jim Hurst, Jim Belcer, and Dean Potter as "In Your Face" due to a large block at the top of the route that would crush your face. After it was removed the name was changed to "Standard Overhang." History noted. I have chosen to keep the name The K...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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