Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
The Premier

Select Route:
Bert's Butt 

The Premier Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Page Views: 466
Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Christian Prellwitz on Aug 26, 2012

28° | 7°

21° | 5°

30° | 8°

35° | 12°

39° | 17°

38° | 16°
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Know the location? Show us! We need it for cool new features!


This boulder is probably the most popular boulder at Ilium (except for maybe the Sun Block). It has a great selection of problems, from slabs to overhangs, at all grades. It's a nice spot to start your day.

Getting There 

Take the trail that runs through the middle of the meadow. At the T intersection, head left. The Premier will be the first large boulder you encounter.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For The Premier
Rock Climbing Photo: Christian Prellwitz about to start 'Bert's Butt' (...

Bert's Butt V6-7 7A+  CO : Telluride/Norwood area : ... : The Premier
Start crouched with hands matched on the lowest undercling. Establish feet on the wall and bump to the next undercling. Match and make a difficult move (or series of moves) to get to the obvious, chalked jug. From the jug, move up and left to another large jug/shelf and then upwards to an easy top out. It's hard to say what the crux move is. It seems different for different people. No matter what, it's a lot of powerful moves in a row. The move to the second good shelf can be a bit of a heartbre...[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Comments on The Premier Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!