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The Obtuse Boulder

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The Obtuse Boulder  

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Submitted By: Dan Dewell on Jun 18, 2003

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This boulder is to the Northeast of the large, prominent spire on the South side of Mt. Baldy. Look for a large Ponerosa Pine on the South side of the boulder, near a crack running up and right which hosts the boulder's namesake "Obtuse" (V6), a slopey, awkward problem. There is a large deadfall to the south of this boulder.

Getting There 

See South Mt. Baldy access directions, the picture, and the description above to find this boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Baldy / "old baldy" area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

3 Total Routes

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

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By Greg Parker
Jun 20, 2003
This boulder was originally called the Isosceles boulder.
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