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French Kiss Area

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The majority of these boulders are located within the Mt Evans Wilderness Area, which is regulated & patrolled by the US Forest Service. Climber MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Two minutes from farther upcanyon from the Dali boulder is a number of newly established problems (2010) in a pristine setting at the base of the alpine slabs.

Getting There 

Walk approximately 200 meters up canyon from the Dali area, trending left until you reach a break in the trees and an old campsite with a firepit by a big boulder. The French Kiss Boulder is directly behind the campfire boulder and is easily identified by the unmistakable "Tongue" starting hold.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.6 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for French Kiss Area:
French Kiss   V5 6C     Boulder, Alpine, 10'   
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Featured Route For French Kiss Area
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Pinch Me Squeeze Me (Stand) V0 4  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : French Kiss Area
Start from the rail after the crux of the SDS and climb the very enjoyable holds and moves up the three rails that just beg to be squeezed....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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