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This is mainly a collection of bouldering North of the Grocery Store Walls. Some excellent boulders line the hillside and the cliff hosts a good variety of climbing--highballs, traverses, trad, toprope, and best of all, seclusion. Not many people venture to this area of the park because, technically it's outside of the boundary of the park. Sssshhhhhhh....
Enter the park from the North entrance and park in the Homestead lot (first parking lot on the left just past the ranger station). Hike across the road South of the ranger station and head West and slighty South up the hill in a gully to the cliff. Several large boulders with severe overhangs are low to the right, and a large slabby boulder with a big North face is low on the left. (A V2 ascends the black lichen streak up the r-center of this face, a V0 traverse goes across the entire face, and a V3 highball with a not so good landing takes the NE arete).
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Trough Arete V5 6C CO : Denver South : ... : Five and Dime Boulders
The directions on how to get here are in the rock description. Again, a picture will make this problem much easier to identify. An obvious SDS in a small corner with two chalked holds on the right face and two more small, sloping ramps higher up. An overhanging arete makes up the right side, while the left is covered in green and yellow lichen. There are several ways to move to the small slopers, but the easiest is not obvious at first glance. Once the decent little ramp on the left is reach...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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