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The Hex Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Andy Liu on Jan 30, 2010

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This is the first big boulder on the left while walking up towards Higher Cathedral Rock.

Getting There 

From the parking turnout. Find a trail that takes you into the woods towards the Valley Loop Trail. Make a left onto the Valley Loop Trail until you see another faint trail that goes up the hill. It will either be right there or less than a minute away. Follow this trail for a few more minutes and bear left and you should see the Hex Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Yosemite Valley Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in The Hex Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Hex Boulder:
The Octagon   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
The Hexcentric   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For The Hex Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Ross on the excellent The Octagon. October 2011.

The Octagon V6 7A  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Hex Boulder
Start on high crimps and climb straight up past a sloping rail to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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