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Explosive Boulder  


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Elevation: 6,548'
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Administrators: grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Kevin Macartney on Sep 23, 2012
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Description 

One of the better boulders in the area with lots of accessible classic problems for everyone from V3 to V8. The boulder got its name from the red lichen it was covered in originally.

Getting There 

From the Lava Pit walk up stream and slightly uphill passing a lone problem (Four is Cosmic V4) and winding through the trees to the base of area with two boulders next to each other suspending a third boulder

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['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',0],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Evan attempting the right variation to Quail Hunting with Dick Cheney

Quail Hunting With Dick Cheney V6-7 7A+  MT : Gallatin Canyon : ... : Explosive Boulder
Start as for Tick Tick Boom but after the first move go left onto the face and follow crimps to the top utilizing a key heel hook. The final toss to the lip should not be taken lightly, as it has spit off many who have tried the problem and may be the crux. If you stay on the right side of the face its around V6, and if you cross over more left its more like V7, most people have done the V6 version lately. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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