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Honeycomb Boulders

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Traversing the Honeycomb Boulder.

Description 

These two boulders are even farther up Big Wash from Smoke on the Water. Although probably not worth a hike all the way up for these two mediocre boulders, they are definitely worth exploring if you are venturing up Big Wash. Mr. Ed is a small boulder with a couple of challenging one or two move problems. The Honeycomb boulder is worth climbing on just for its strange texture. This boulder is an anomaly down here as there really isn't anything else like it.


Getting There 

These are located about three quarters of a mile up Big Wash trail. You will have to cross the creek four times to get here (twice after Smoke on the Water).


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3 Total Routes


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About to make the crux move on Honeycomb. The brittle rock makes delicate moves even more interesting....

Honeycomb Traverse V0 4  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Honeycomb Boulders
This is a cool traverse on a very peculiar rock. Start with hands matched on the bottom left corner of the creek face of Honeycomb Boulder. Traverse almost all the way around the boulder and top out. The crux is near the beginning. Once you have rounded the corner to the backside, the movement eases to 4th class for a moment before the final challenging section. Finish all the way on the arete to the right. The honeycomb texture one this rock is crazy to look at but makes for sharp climbing hold...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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A close look at the peculiar texture on Honeycomb Boulder.
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