Patio - Boulder Canyon
This is one of the few places to climb during Boulder's monsoon season, as the wall stays dry even in the hardest of rains due to the huge roof band that caps it. This 60-foot traverse is usually done left to right, though it can be done right to left or up and back for a bigger pump. The one-way trip is about V-4 or V-5 and the up and back can be done around V-6. Arrive early in the summer for shady, cool temps & don't miss out on the little swimming hole below to cool off after your session.
Walk up the canyon 100 feet from the parking lot, jump the guardrail on the left side of the road, and cross the creek via a dead tree. Go fifty feet up the gully below Bell Buttress and hook right onto the ledge with The Patio.
Stays dry in the rain, shady summer hang, no hike approach, good landing, kind on the skin, big, slopey holds, good rock.
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