This is a collection of small rocks in the area between Bihedral
& Inca Stone
on the N side of the canyon. There has been some development here, in particular on Hillbilly 1
. While this area is not a destination, it can be fun for a quick visit when time is limited. There is a bit of poison ivy in the gully for the sensitive.
Upstream from the Riviera
, park in the pullout on the right (N side), just where the road widens to include a passing lane. The Inca Stone
(aka Truth or Consequences
) is just up the road and also on the right. Walk up the road a few yards, and find a poor trail that follows a steep drainage up the hill. There is a fair amount of poison ivy in the gully, especially on the R side. Approach takes about 10 minutes.
Weather station 4.6 miles from here
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Hillbilly Rocks
Boy Howdy 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CO
: Boulder Canyon
: ... : Hillbilly Rock 1
It is a fairly powerful route for its 35 feet of climbing and its moderate grade. Shorter folks may have trouble at the 1st bolt and call it 11c, but strong, taller climbers might call it 10+. Fire up to positive but small holds to the left of the 1st bolt. Go left first, then up to a good side-pull/pocket. Then, go R, then hand-traverse left. To finish, there are 2 ways to go. Left seemed easier. Good 1-2-3 punch with Like Water for Bob, this, and I Reckon. Nic...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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By Kevin Neilson
Sep 21, 2008
Note: The poorly-named Hillbilly Crags 2&3 are nowhere near Crag 1, so don't be under the impression that you can easily hike from #1 to the others.