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The Hillcrest boulders are home to some of the largest features and most classic routes at the Nut Tree Boulders. Unfortunately it's also one of the most spread out areas requiring some effort when jumping from rock to rock. Not to worry though, as boulders dot the entire trail and hillside all the way from Scotts Rock near the road to the Mother Boulder at the very peak of the tallest hill.
The area is accessible by approaching from either the Boxcar Woody Boulders or the more popular approach from Hillcrest Cir, from which they get their name.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hillcrest Boulders:
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Mother Nature V1 5 R CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Mother Boulder
Mother Nature climbs up an astheticly pleasing arete on giant square cut holds, pockets and crimps with a thought provoking topout high above the dirt. Which has sent more than one climber, highly confident in climbing V1 boulder problems on a despirate retreat. There is a sit start which adds a couple of very powerful, thin moves of V4 to the start for a more challanging approach. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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