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Chocolate Boulder 1

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Lumpy 
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Chocolate Boulder 1  


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 22, 2006
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Description 

This is the first boulder encountered upon reaching the Chocolate Boulders and is also the largest boulder here. Swinging Richard (V4) with it's left-slanting crack/rail is the gem here but other fun problems exist. An easy descent is found down the south side of the boulder.

Getting There 

See the Chocolate Boulders overview.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.0 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['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',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',0],['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 Chocolate Boulder 1:
Swinging Richard   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   
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Featured Route For Chocolate Boulder 1
"Lumpy". Photo by Blitzo.

Lumpy V-easy 3  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Chocolate Boulder 1
Located on the northeast corner of the boulder, just around from Smoothie (V0). Mantle a large flat hold and reach up for a juggy crack system which is followed to the top (5.7). A sit start can be done and bumps the grade up to about V3. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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