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Guardian Boulder (AKA A-frame boulder)

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Guardian Boulder (AKA A-frame boulder)  


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Location: 34.72526, -98.73081 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Andrew Tower on Jul 1, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: View of the first clearing on the trail. Guardian ...

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  • Description 

    This is the most obvious boulder right off the trail as you approach the woods from the main trail. It is shaped like an A and gets the guardian name from a hiker who, after his daughter asked him what he were doing he simply replied "Honey, they are challenging the guardian."

    Getting There 

    First boulder you see when approaching the boulder field. It is very obvious.

    Climbing Season



    Weather station 0.9 miles from here

    4 Total Routes

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


    Featured Route For Guardian Boulder (AKA A-frame boulder)
    Sean working the lip traverse on the Guardian Boulder

    (lip traverse) V7-8 7B  OK : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : ... : Guardian Boulder (AKA A-fra...
    Starts on the Eastish side of the boulder (the side closest to the trail) Sit down start on the slopers and follow the terribly slopy lip to the right and top out on the arete. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in OK

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