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Essential Boulder

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Essential Boulder 


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Location: 38.9011, -108.4984 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Nick Reecy on Nov 25, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: Essential Boulder as seen from the second pullout ...

Description 

Essential Boulder is a good piece of rock with problems on the north, west, east, and south faces.

Landings vary, but most are good.


Getting There 

It is directly across the road from the second Black Wave Boulder Area pullout or on the east side of CO Highway 141, 20 yards from the pavement.


5 Total Routes


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

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Essential Boulder:
Holdin' on to My Chicken   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 10'   
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Holdin' on to My Chicken.

Holdin' on to My Chicken V2+ 5+  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Essential Boulder
This problem starts on the same hold as Lawyers, Guns, and Money but heads left instead.Start with cross hands and make a big move to the three finger slot. Use either the 1 1/2-2 finger pocket or the crimp (which is further away) with the right hand and move to the big holds.Top out on slopers until to come over the ledge....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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