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Hive Boulder

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The Hive 
The Hive Dyno 
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Bumble Bee 
Chimney Sweep 
Colony 
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Eye of the Narwhal 
Honeycomb 
Jaws 
Royal Jelly 

Hive Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: Shawn Heath, Jake Jones, Aaron James Parlier, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Sep 11, 2011
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A snowy Hive on the 26th of Oct, 2013

Description 

Easily one of the most popular, most photographed, most visited boulders on the LRT. This boulder has a host of V0-V4 boulder problems with perfect landings and fun, medium to tall top-outs. The boulder is full of crimps and jugs with a few slimpers (narwhal) and smooth drop stones thrown in the mix... Don't miss "Honeycomb", "The Hive", and "Royal Jelly"!

Be sure to check out the problem description of the Hive on GHSP Bouldering! graysonhighlandsbouldering.com...

Getting There 

Just get onto the trail past the top overlook and walk down past the "room" where the beast boulder and the tiger-side boulder are (the cave-like place with the white quartz stripes). After you past that, just a few seconds down the trail is the next big boulder which is the Hive. Its a big round boulder sitting on top of a low block "podium".

Climbing Season

For the Overlook Area area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['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',3],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hive Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hive Boulder:
The Hive   V3 6A     Boulder, 14'   
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