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Main Area  


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Description 

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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.7 miles from here

34 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',22],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Main Area:
Easy Flake   V0+ 4+     Boulder   Easy Block
The Millennium Falcon   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Falcon Block
Long Traverse   V1+ 5     Boulder, 30'   Long Boulder
The Cave   V2- 5+     Boulder   The Cave Boulder
Barn Door   V2 5+     Boulder   Barn Boulder
The Evac   V2-3 5+     Boulder, 10'   The Cave Boulder
Spidey Grip   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Spidey Block
Natural Selection   V3 6A     Boulder, 13'   Falcon Block
Joe 97 Center   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Joe 97 Boulder
Dagger To The Heart   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 10'   Joe 97 Boulder
All American Grinder   V5 6C     Boulder, 20'   Joe 97 Boulder
The Kompressor   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Joe 97 Boulder
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Featured Route For Main Area
Che getting established into the left sidepull.

Get Bent V4 6B  CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Lizard Block
This is a lower variation of the easier route that traverses high up. From a crouch start in the dished out ledge, get a high right foot and a long reach to a pinch. Rock over right, set your hands up with a left on a small sidepull, and work your way up and right on the small crimps and rails that lead you to the apex of the boulder. From here, rocker left and top out with a few slopers....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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