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The Main Area consists of all the boulders found at the base of the hill, from the Millennium Falcon Boulder on the eastern end to the Cave boulder and the large Easy Flake Boulder to the West. The rest of the problems are found on the Ridge, the 20-30 foot cliff band and accompanying boulder at the top of the hill. Many good moderate problems are found in Main Area, notably The Millennium Falcon, an area classic.
Park at the Tabaguache/Lunch Loop Trailhead. Cross the the road and walk north to the remains of the old parking lot. The Main Area is right here.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Area:
Easy Flake V0+ Boulder
The Millennium Falcon V1 Boulder, 15 feet
Long Traverse V1+ Boulder, 30 feet
The Cave V2- Boulder
Barn Door V2 Boulder
Spidey Grip V2-3 Boulder
All American Grinder V5 Boulder, 20 feet
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All American Grinder V5 CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Main Area
This problem is located on the west side of the Joe 97 Boulder. By no means am I claiming a FA, it's just a really fun problem, so I wanted to share. If you have any info on the problem, let me know and I'll make things right. The grade was shared to me by someone who had climbed it a while ago, but I thought it was a tough problem, so V5 sounded fine to me.This starts on the left side of the west face on a diagonal rail. I've heard that in the past people have started on a lower, but better, ho...[more] Browse More Classics in CO