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The Book Boulders

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The Book Boulders  


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Submitted By: Monomaniac on May 12, 2009
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Description 

This area contains a small group of boulders a few hundred yards below The Book, in the field on the south side of the trail. These boulders include "The World's Greatest Boulder" which is apparently not exactly that.

Getting There 

Head towards The Book. This area is found on the south side of the trail, a little beyond the turnoff for The Book

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.8 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['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 The Book Boulders:
South Crack   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Boulder   
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Featured Route For The Book Boulders

Finger Crack V0 4  CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : The Book Boulders
This problem is on the "World's Greatest Boulder"--refer to "NE arete" for approach and orientation. It ascends the obvious finger crack through a roof on the north side. I haven't successfully completed the brutal finger jams from a full sit-start, and it is reasonably challenging, though much easier starting standing up. Eliminate the upper face holds if desired....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By goatboywonder
Jun 4, 2009
Hey, these boulders appear to be on ranch property. Does anyone know if there are any access issues for these guys?
By Jordan A.
Jun 30, 2009
Talked to some Forest Service guys up here today and they actually pointed me towards the 'greatest boulder'. Just make sure to stay on the trails at all times.