The Lone Star Boulder is a bulge of rock that juts off the upper ridge, creating a dramatic overhanging prow, where a number of excellent routes reside. Hard traverses are the name of the game here, with challenging and aesthetic moderates toping out the prow.
First, find the Skunk Rub boulder and follow to the top of the traverse. Continue uphill and pass the Call it Crock rock on the right. Scramble up to the upper tier. Turn right and pass the Flakey Pull Roof. Duck under or over a large dead tree leaning against the ridge. The Lone Star Boulder is on the left of the flat clearing ahead.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lone Star Boulder:
Trivial Pursuits Right V0 Boulder
Southwest Crack V1 Boulder
West Crack V1 Boulder
Areteach V2 Boulder
Featured Route For Lone Star Boulder
Trivial Pursuits Right V0 CO : Fort Collins : ... : Lone Star Boulder
This was one of the very first routes I did at Carter Lake some tens years ago when I first started bouldering. I highly recommend this one for beginners as the moves are fun, the top out high enough to feel like a route, and the ground level if things don't work out as planned.Start on the ground and figure out how to get your feet off the ground using less than ideal edges in front of you. Once you're "climbing", fire for the wonderful, lone edge out on the face. This is the crux. Once you...[more] Browse More Classics in CO