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Manx Boulders Circuit  


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0136, -116.15473 View Map  Incorrect?
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Cyclops Boulders (Manx Boulders).
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

This popular bouldering area, situated on the backside of the massive Cyclops Rock, consists of the Manx Boulders, the Pigpen area and some other scattered problems.

The Manx Boulders themselves offer a very compact circuit of more than fifteen problems ranging from V-easy to V4 with generally flat landings. The nearby Pigpen (V4) is a classic roof crack problem with several variations up to V11 in difficulty.

Getting There 

Park as for Cyclops Rock and walk past its southwest face, following a well-used trail. The Manx Boulders are located just beyond in a sandy, open area facing west. Pigpen lies about 80 meters closer toward the Campground from the Manx Boulders.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.0 miles from here

22 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Manx Boulders Circuit:
The Womb   V-easy 3     Boulder, 13'   The Womb
Thingamajump   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Manx Boulders
Fishbait   V1 5     Boulder, 12'   Manx Boulders
Meat Substitute   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Manx Boulders
The Boxer Problem   V2 5+     Boulder, 13'   Manx Boulders
Out of Touch   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 15'   Manx Boulders
Undertow   V3 6A     Boulder, 16'   Manx Boulders
Off Camber   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Manx Boulders
Pigpen   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   Pigpen Boulder
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The Womb Boulder. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
The Womb Boulder.
Photo by Blitzo.
Last light near the Manx Boulders, Joshua Tree.
Last light near the Manx Boulders, Joshua Tree.
Manx Boulders. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders.
Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders.
Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Manx Boulders.
Photo by Blitzo.

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