The Redstone Boulders

The Redstone Boulders have been an after work refuge for climbers here ever since Duane Raleigh ferreted them out. The climbing is fun, but can get slippery in the summer. The problems are covered well in several guidebooks. Both Colorado Bouldering and Western Sloper give directions, list the problems, etc.

The Loft

This area sits up on the hillside above the main boulders at Redstone and adds some good variety to the regular circuit. There are over 15 new problems and they tend to involve more feature climbing and less pebble pinching than you usually find in Redstone.

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Beginner’s Luck Boulder

The Beginner’s Luck boulder sits across the road from the River Boulders in Redstone and offers a good selection of easier problems. People have certainly climbed on this boulder before, and it was recently “redsicovered” by Dave Meyer and the CRMS crew. Thanks to them for the topo.

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Locals Corner

Bulldog Creek Dog Walk (IV WI 4+)

Hayden Carpenter and Tom Bohanon recently repeated an obscure ice climb on the south side of Mt Sopris. Given a brief mention in Jack Robert’s ice guide, Bulldog Creek Walk is described as being 100 meters of WI 4. What they found was seven pitches of ice in a remote setting that makes for one […]

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