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Matt topping out Big Horn
This is a very enjoyable boulder just past The Cave turnoff and Manuel's Horror. At the road's switchback look left towards the city view and notice a modest overhanging boulder. It consists of probably 6 variations, from 5.8/9 jugs, to a 5.11+ sit start option. Great fun, good for the beginner.
A bolt can serve as a TR anchor.
Trying some variation on Big Horn...good times.
Big Horn 5.8+ Looking west towards the ocean.
A great spot to end the day.
BETA PHOTO: Big Horn (5.8 to 5.11)
From: Vancouver, WA
May 10, 2010
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0 4
There are actually a pair of bolts over the commonly done 5.9 route (about top center of photo). One can scramble up the back to set a TR (low 5th class).
From: Carlsbad CA
Nov 15, 2010
Rather cool boulder problem. I used shallow pods at the back of the crack over the top to throw a heel and mantle. A bit scary looking down from the top, it sneaks up on you!