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Black Wave Area  


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Location: 38.9023, -108.4986 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jesse Zacher, Jared LaVacque, Brad Edwards, Nick Reecy, Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Brad Edwards on Jun 27, 2011  with updates from Nick Reecy
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Description 

We'll post more on this as we learn more, but the Black Wave Area is about a mile past Bone Park. There's a pull-off on the right hand side. Follow the trail to a good chunk of boulders. The first boulder you pass will be the Brain Boulder. While this may not be traditionally a part of the Black Wave Area, it's close enough to group them all together.

Getting There 

Go past Bone Park about a mile and park in the pulloff.

Per Nick Reecy: the area is more than 2 miles from Bone Park. This area can be accessed from three pullouts, they are located between 7.0 and 7.3 miles if approaching from the intersection of US 50/CO Highway 141. The pullouts are located on the west side of CO Highway 141.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.1 miles from here

46 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',12],['2 Stars',33],['1 Star',0],['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',2],['V2-3',31],['V4-5',12],['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 Black Wave Area:
Holdin' on to My Chicken   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 10'   Essential Boulder
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Featured Route For Black Wave Area
Arien setting up for the dyno to the jug.

Out of Doors V4 6B  CO : Grand Junction area : ... : Western Rust Boulder
Out of Doors is a pure traverse that climbs bullet rock and ends with an exciting finish.Sit start from the glassy arete, pull up to a good left hand crimp, and traverse right through a sidepull and gaston on the slightly overhung and solid face. From there, work two small crimps to your liking, and make an awkward dyno out right to a great jug. The remaining topout is straightforward....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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