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Nursing Home

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Angel of Mercy S 
Aricept S 
Depends T,S 
Devil in Disguise S 
Digital Stimulation T,S 
Elder Abuse T 
Failure To Thrive S 
Freak Brothers 
Grampa's Day Out S 
Hip Replacement S 
Lost Dentures T 
Sponge Bath T,S 
Sundowning S 

Nursing Home  


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Elevation: 7,800'
Location: 39.9859, -105.4418 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

South and west facing. Good winter sun.

L->R

Lower Tier
A. Sundowning, 9+, 1p, 60', bolts.
B. Grampa's Day Out, 9, 1p, 60', bolts.
C. Aricept, 11, 1p, 50', bolts.
D1. Lost Dentures, 9, 1p, 40', gear & bolt.
D2. Hip Replacement, 10+, 1p, 30', bolts.
E. Traverse, V?.

Upper Tier
F1. Elder Abuse, 11-, 1p, 50', gear & bolt.
F1F2. Digital Stimulation, 11-, 1p, 50', gear & bolts.
F2. Sponge Bath, 9+, 1p, 50', gear & bolts.
F3. Depends, 7, 1p, 55', gear & bolts.

G. Devil In Disguise, 9+, 1p, 25', bolts & gear.
H. Angel of Mercy, 10+, 1p, 40', bolts.
I. Failure To Thrive, 9+, 1p, 40', bolts.

Getting There 

Travel up Boulder Canyon. Drive past Nip and Tuck crag and travel 0.3 mile to a large RTD parking area on the left. Park at the west end of the pullout. Cross the highway and reach the first tier of rock.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.1 miles from here

13 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Nursing Home:
Angel of Mercy   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Irina Overeem latching the finishing jug.

Hip Replacement 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  CO : Boulder Canyon : Nursing Home
Start on the the same flake for Lost Dentures. Stick clip the first bolt and reach right to a small layaway. Crank to a good bucket and then follow the bolts to the anchor. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Decent bouldering....
Decent bouldering....
Nursing Home - upper tier as seen from the parking area.
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Difficult to moderate bouldering on the secluded shelf of the Nursing Home.
Difficult to moderate bouldering on the secluded s...

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By Tony B
From: Around Boulder, CO
Aug 23, 2007
This cliff reminds me of Inca Stone (AKA: Truth Or Consequences) it is pretty short for the most part, though a few are taller than others. The rock is mostly solid, but the climbing feels discontinuous. Though it is not a destination crag, it is a reasonable place to get some mileage, 30-50 feet at a time. It was far enough up the canyon so as to be dry on Tuesday night when it was raining in the lower sections and in Boulder.