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Bomba Chute T 
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Lower Tier  

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Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 39.4901, -106.36498 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: coop on Sep 23, 2010
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This is the first wall approached along the trail. This wall has trad, mixed, and sport routes. This wall faces west and gets sun all day with some slight shade from the aspen trees.


A. Luna Clips, 10, 1p, bolts.
B. Luna C, 12, 1p, bolts & gear.
C. Saturn Uranus, 10, 1p, bolts & gear.
D. Bomba Chute, 9, 1p, gear.

Getting There 

Park at the Hornsilver Campground, and find the trail by the far left campsite. A steep 10 minute hike will land you at the base of the rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

4 Total Routes

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By vitruvian112358
Jul 25, 2012
You'll know your almost there when you see a huge pine tree that splits into 2 and has an abnormally big diameter trunk...I mean big. Impressive for Colorado.
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