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The Box Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,145'
Location: 39.9746, -105.2905 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Warren Teissier on Jul 9, 2002
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BETA PHOTO: The Box, as viewed from the South. THe Cornucopia ...

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  • Description 

    This large Flatiron sits near the top of Dinosaur Mountain. It is to the North of the Finger Flatiron and to the East of Fum. It is home of some amazing sport climbs on its North and South sides such as Cornucopia (on the South "Scoop Wall") and of some more moderate trad climbs.

    Getting There 

    Follow the Mallory Cave trail past the cave turn off and continue up. As the trail starts to switchback, you will be working your way between the North face of the Finger Flatiron and The Box. You can reach The Box from any of these switchbacks depnding on the route you are aiming for.

    Climbing Season

    Weather station 2.9 miles from here

    10 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in The Box

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Box:
    Stone Love   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 140'   
    Discipline   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
    Cornucopia   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   
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    Featured Route For The Box
    Rock Climbing Photo: Moving up to the 4th bolt. Crux monodoigt, definit...

    Discipline 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CO : Flatirons : ... : The Box
    This is classic Flatirons rock climbing. Located on the South Face of the Box, Discipline is one of the most beautiful sport climbs I have ever seen. It also offers some of the best technical face climbing in the Flatirons. Start by climbing a thin slab with sharp pockets and crimps to a large hole where you can place an optional #3 or 4 cam (see comments below). Continue through an awkward traverse and then the route becomes slightly overhung and also slightly pumpy. You can rest on sev...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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    Rock Climbing Photo: The Box (Left) and The Finger (right) as viewed fr...
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    By Flatirons Climbing Council
    Aug 4, 2015
    There are three new route applications submitted for the August 2015 cycle of the FCC's Fixed Hardware Review Committee application process. They are located on the Box, Seal Rock, and the Third Flatiron.

    Please visit the FCC site to review the applications and leave any comments you have. The public vote and meeting is set for 6:30 pm on Sept. 2 (Wednesday) at The Spot in Boulder, Colorado.

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