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* Holcomb Valley Bouldering

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* Holcomb Valley Bouldering  


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Elevation: 7,500'
Location: 34.31063, -116.87995 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 11, 2011
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Tortoise Boulder, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles

Description 

Well known for it's sport climbing, Holcomb Valley has an abundance of boulders scattered throughout the forest and although bouldering has been done here for many years the potential is great for new problems of all grades.

Rock quality varies considerably from grainy and featureless to incredibly featured weather-worn granite which provides an abundance of solid holds even on the steeper faces.

A good concentration of boulders with established problems can be found around the north and south parking areas as well as to the north with a great deal of potential to the west.

Getting There 

See the individual areas for detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.6 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',2],['V2-3',8],['V4-5',6],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for * Holcomb Valley Bouldering:
Jabba the Hut   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   North Parking Lot Boulders : North Parking Lot boulder 1
Memento Mori   V2 5+     Boulder, 14'   Voodoo Garden Bouldering Ar... : Deadwood
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By Roots
From: Tustin, CA
May 5, 2014
Just wanted to mention that bouldering at Holcomb has been done for decades...so before spraying beta for that sick problem you FA'd over the weekend you should do the research to find out if it had been done before..