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Location: 38.39386, -121.98525 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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.

There is something for everyone here from classic V0's to the areas current hardest and most classic problem (Scotts Traverse) coming in at a very stout and sustained V9. Highballs, overhangs, cracks, traverses and pumpy face routes. This area has it all and more than enough climbing to keep you coming back no matter what your abilities.


Getting There 

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.


37 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',1]
['<=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',6],['V2-3',19],['V4-5',8],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',1],['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 Hillcrest Boulders:
Gimme My Forty Sucka   V0 4 R     Boulder, 18'   Hidden Boulder
Rump Roast   V1- 5-     Boulder   Saddle Boulders
The Rift   V3 6A     Boulder   Hidden Boulder
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Featured Route For Hillcrest Boulders
i've been calling this "the hidden traverse" but actually thats the name for just the main part of it. the name for the whole traverse is "the 40 0z. traverse" -because its big like a 40!

The 40 oz Traverse V6 7A  CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Hidden Boulder
Start just right and around the corner of "gimme my forty sucka" and traverse left around the arete and uphill in the middle of the boulder using all holds and ending by topping out on the last possible route. - Classic! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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