Central Happiness Area Rock Climbing
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A typical day at the Central Happies.
This area is essentially the heart of the canyon both in terms of location as well as highly concentrated classics. The flat landings and quality of problems attract almost every first-time visitor, and for good reason.
Peter Croft's The Hulk
is considered by many to be the best line in the canyon, and a pad's throw away to the neighboring boulder you can find the great but tricky Solarium
. If you'd like to test your head, perhaps the beautifully angled and clean-cut Heavenly Path
will suit you, with a balancy but solid crux and a top-out at around 25 feet.
If you only have limited time to visit the Happy Boulders, make this a stop on your list, as it would be a shame to miss it.
Central canyon on the main trail.
Climbing Season For the Happy Boulders area.
Weather station 4.0 miles from here
44 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Central Happiness Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Central Happiness Area:
Featured Route For Central Happiness Area
Solarium V4- 6B CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Solarium Boulder
Just to the right of the arete (Beam Me Up Scottie), crouch-start on some big edges and head up and slightly right. Climb past a couple sets of thin pockets and make a toss for the lip. Unlocking the sequence is the crux. An area classic and a must-do for the grade. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: 'Central Happiness Area', seen from the 'Desert Sk...
A wintery scene at the Central Happiness area.