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Socorro Bouldering Guide - Box Canyon - Unbeatable Boulder

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Further South down the road from the main Box parking lot, through two washes, up over the hill, park just before the cattle guard. Looking East from your parking spot, you'll see an obvious boulder in the valley South of Major Wall and Alcohol Wall. West of Angela Boulder. Big, undercut Northwest face. Downclimb the juggy West face (V0-).

Unbeatable Boulder

    Unbeatable, North face left
    Unbeatable, Left side of North Face

  1. Likin' Lichen - V0
    A few feet left of the overhang, just right of the corner. Sit start and angle left up the pockets.
    Groovy pocket pulling.
  2. Dislikin' Lichen - V1
    Sit start in the same place, but go right to an undercling and over the lip on small holds.
    Fun!
  3. Yellow Like Cheese - V4 (V3-V5) tall, scary
    Sit start at like Likin' Lichen and Dislikin' Lichen. Up and Right to the lip, then traverse the lip to top out Pressure Drop.


  4. Unbeatable, North face middle
    Unbeatable, Middle of North Face

  5. Jah Lives - V5 (V4-V7) scary, contrived
    Sit start, then go up and left on slopers and pockets. Upon gaining a small sloper shelf with a slot in the back about six feet off the ground, dyno to the lip. Mantle.
    Way Ultra Cool.
    4 var. Traverse into Jah Lives - V5 scary, contrived
    Traverse low all the way from the sit start of Pressure Drop left to the starting holds of Jah Lives, then do Jah Lives.
    Helps to solidify the grade for Jah Lives
  6. Burning Spear - V7 (V4-V7)
    Stand start on holds six feet up. Go right and up.
  7. Godzilla - V9 Jake
    From the sit start to Jah lives, climb to and top out Burning Spear.
    Yet another Peck visionary line snarfed by the power of Jake.
    Wrath of Godzilla - V10 contrived Scott
    Sit start at Pressure Drop, then use holds at about the five foot level to traverse to Godzilla, then fire it.
    Ant Man - V10 contrived Jake
    Need a good detail picture to describe this contrivance.
    Very bad holds become usable with clever body positioning.
    Swat Team vs. Ant Lion - V10 contrived Jake
    Another contrivance in need of a good detail picture.


    Unbeatable, Northwest arete
    Unbeatable, North Face Arete

  8. Lion of Judea AKA Tuff Gong AKA Tough Goin' - V3 (V3-V5) tall, scary
    Sit start and straight up on a line of Huecos to the slopers over the lip.
  9. Pressure Drop - V1 tall, scary
    Sit start and do the arete with some jugs on the left face.
    Great fun, a must do.
    People have done this using *only* the arete but it's very much harder (V4-V5?).
  10. Best Slab - V2 tall, scary
    Sit start a-la Pressure Drop but go right, around the corner, and up the slab over the bush.


  11. Unbeatable, West face and South face left
    Unbeatable, West Face and Left Side of South Face

  12. Dub World - V0
  13. ? - V0
  14. Steel Pulse - V0+ tall

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updated December 4th, 2003
Bob Broilo