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The Lobby is just below and left of the Black Hole, about 20 yards. Slightly less overhanging and wider, the Lobby has some excellent traverses such as Willow (V5) and the Occasionalist (V8). If you're into highball, checkout Holloway's Route (V7), up the obvious overhang on the left side. The Lobby also has a few larger holds, offering a bit of easier bouldering or a good warmup. Start your Morrison day here, and then crawl into the Black Hole as temperatures climb.

Getting There 

Same as the Black Hole. Park on the south side of Morrison Rd. in town and walk east until an obvious trail takes you up the north hillside. The Lobby is just below the Black Hole. It is a long, short, and slightly overhanging wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Lobby:
The Pipeline   V4 6B X     Boulder, 30'   
Willow's Wart   V5 6C     Boulder   
Holloway's Route   V7 7A+     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For The Lobby
Matt Lloyd on the possible first ropeless ascent. ...

Unknown V7-8 7B CO : Morrison/Evergreen : ... : The Lobby
This is yet another of the old toprope lines in The Lobby to go rope-less. I'm not sure who put in the anchors or who climbed, although my thoughts lean to Rufus Miller. The climb starts just left of the large roof and Holloway's Route. Climb though and overhanging arete with small crimpers to a crux at 18 feet, climb 20 more feet to a large ledge, and traverse to descend....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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By doug rouse
From: Denver, CO.
Sep 30, 2008
The picture at right that Ben's cranking is "Shin Dig". An old classic 5.10 problem.
By Helldorado
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 10, 2010
Don't even attempt to climb here, the locals will disparage you for not keeping your feet above some ugly-ass chalk line that they drew. I would call it the "Dirty Looks Wall," because it looks like shit, climbs like shit, and the locals will give you dirty looks.
By Andrew Vojslavek
Jul 14, 2010
Helldorado... Morrison is its own beast, check out the Southside with boulders. Anyone going to Morrison at this time year wont have fun one way or another with all of the grease.

Happy climbing,

By Helldorado
From: Boulder, CO
Jul 28, 2010
Been to the Dark Side, decent problems, but it's still a miserable place to climb, with all the traffic noise. 'Miserable Morrison', it rolls right off the tongue, doesn't it?
By Alex Stoll
Dec 27, 2012
I wandered up to Morrison coming from out of town and had a great time. Sure, it had the outdoor gym thing going, but the locals I met were great and happy to show me their favorite climbs.
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