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This is more of a large formation than boulder. It has a few problems on it with Brilliant being, by far, the best.

Getting There 

This formation is located just uphill from the Calm Before the Storm/Jaba Gully. Go around the back-ide of Old Baldy and start searching. Maybe eventually you will find it.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Brilliant Boulder:
Brilliant   V8-9 7B+     Boulder   
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Brian Camp on an early ascent of Brilliant.

Brilliant V8-9 7B+  SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Brilliant Boulder
This excellent problem is one of the best problems at Old Baldy. Start matched on the hold in the middle of the face. Put your foot on the very small foot hold and reach up to the small edge. Now, do one of two things. Either jump for the slopy hold (looks like a jug but is far from it) or heel hook the start hold. 5.6 to the top.Has been called both V8 and V9....[more]   Browse More Classics in SD

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