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This large boulder is home to the classic and atypical Caveman (V6+) which starts deep in the depths of the boulder and climbs south to north via a huecos and edges. Due to the heavily featured nature of the boulder and the close proximity to so many climbers many variations have been done up to V10 or so in difficulty.
Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground. The Caveman Boulder is the first large boulder you'll encounter on the left and is easily recognized by it's heavily huecoed northern aspect.
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Caveman V6 7a Boulder, 30'
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Caveman V6 7a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Caveman Boulder
Start by climbing an adjacent boulder on the right side of the cave to access the huge starting jugs, traverse left on STEEEP jugs with bad feet to a cruXy low spot in the roof, finishing up fins and jugs. Downclimb and step off to finish at either the highest jug or at the furthest jug to the left.Traversing high at the start and utilizing the "hidden" hold, this problem might be V6, traversing low at the start is probably more like V7, avoiding the "hidden" hold is even a bit harder (IMO more ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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