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Location: 39.9427, -105.2634 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Thegillest on Aug 1, 2012
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Description 

This is a large boulder off of Mesa Trail before the mouth of Eldorado Canyon. I'm not sure if this is named or documented in any guidebooks (that I haven't yet checked). However, this boulder is well-featured and great to climb upon. This boulder has numerous top out routes and a decent traverse.

Getting There 

Walk up Mesa Trail until you pass the first fork in the trail. From there, continue about 500 feet further until you reach a boulder on the right that is easily visible from the trail.

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Weather station 1.2 miles from here

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By William Fazio
From: CO
Aug 10, 2012
Sounds sick, will definitely need to get out there before summer is over.