Colorado’s Next Bouldering Hot Spot?

Those who’ve been to the South Fork boulders have been throwing around superlatives like they are going out of style: the next Colorado hot spot, better than Evans, better than RMNP!* While these claims are certainly up for debate, what IS true is that it’s an alpine bouldering wonderland with free camping and a plethora of boulders within spitting distance of the road.

Unfortunately, the main developer is one of only three boulderers that live in Western Colorado, and he’s had a hard time convincing all the sport wankers around here to make the trek up to check them out. If you want to get in on the fun, drop us a line and I can put you in touch with him. Maybe then he’ll stop talking about it 24-7 to the rest of us who only use our crashpads for sleeping on in the back of a van.

First Look at Colorado’s Newest Bouldering Find, the South Fork from Rock & Ice on Vimeo.

*I’m not a boulderer, and cannot vouch for the validity of these claims. Explore at your own risk, it could be a talus field full of decomposing choss…

7 Responses to Colorado’s Next Bouldering Hot Spot?

  1. If you let me know where these boulders are I’ll never step foot in the Mountain Park again.

    Millard October 21, 2011 at 7:30 pm
  2. How do I find out more?

    Ryan October 22, 2011 at 7:24 pm
  3. Is this near South Fork? I’m interested in learning more.

    coop October 24, 2011 at 2:39 pm
  4. Definitely interested in this! Any information or contact with the local would be nice. Always looking for new climbing areas to check out.

    Bryan October 25, 2011 at 6:28 pm
  5. Hey all,
    Along with several friends, we have been developing this place this summer. Unfortunately, after today’s snowstorm, I think the boulders might be under snow until May, and access shut down. Also, I have no mini guide written down, or directions. So, the best way to check them out is to come out there with me next summer. However, I can give you driving directions if you want, and you will be on your own for finding the boulders in the forest–probably not too hard. We probably have about 40 problems V0-V10 currently with many, many more cool projects unsent.
    Morgan Williams

    Morgan October 26, 2011 at 8:50 pm
  6. One of only three boulderers that live in Western Colorado? Seriously? What an arrogant statement.

    Rich December 4, 2012 at 10:58 am
    • Rich, no insult intended, it’s a bit of an inside joke around here. Poor Morgan is always looking for people to check out these sick new boulders he finds, and unfortunately for him he’s surrounded by sport climbers. That’s all. I’m sure there are more than three of you.

      BJ Sbarra December 4, 2012 at 11:17 am
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