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Vulcan Crawl 
Weapons of Mass Distraction 

Happy Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.41747, -118.45136 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, John Robinson, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: AWinters on Mar 28, 2008


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BETA PHOTO: 'Happy Boulder', south face topo


For many, this boulder is the main attraction in the canyon. Home to The Hulk, Big Chicken, and Disco Diva, there's something for almost anyone - and this is just the south face. On the north face you will find a few fun easy problems that serve well as good warm-ups.

Getting There 

Central canyon, 30 feet past the Solarium Boulder, dead ahead.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Happy Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Happy Boulder:
Jugs of Life   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Big Chicken Stand   V2 5+     Boulder, 17'   
Big Chicken   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Weapons of Mass Distraction   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
Vulcan Crawl   V5 6C     Boulder, 30'   
The Hulk   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Disco Diva   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Happy Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Josh Junkermeier, Big Chicken V4, Happy Boulders, ...

Big Chicken V4 6B  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Happy Boulder
On the steep South face of the 'Happy Boulder', sit-start on a juggy shelf (same starting holds as 'The Hulk'). Make a tricky sequence up and right onto the arete. Continue up the steep arete heading left on better holds to a few fun last moves.Stand-start is v2...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: 'Happy Boulder', north face topo
BETA PHOTO: 'Happy Boulder', north face topo

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By Adam Stackhouse
Jun 14, 2012
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