The Punisher Boulder Rock Climbing
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This slightly misleading area is actually two boulders chock full of punishment, this "boulder" host about 6 to 8 problems (including variations) in the V1 to V7 range.
A good area to visit after warming up, the Punisher Boulder will deliver a few good minutes or hours of fun.
Use the standard parking area for Big Bend's
main area and follow the trail north, parallel to the road. Head towards the obvious Flat Top Boulder
, passing The Hueco Traverse Boulder
. Punisher Boulder
is the next set of leaning boulders.
Climbing Season For the Big Bend Bouldering Area area.
Weather station 4.4 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Punisher Boulder
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Punisher Boulder:
Featured Route For The Punisher Boulder
Blankety Blank V6-7 7A+ UT
: Moab Area
: ... : The Punisher Boulder
Start sitting bear hugging what resembles a refrigerator using the right arete and a left hand sidepull. Slap your way up into a bad crimp for your left hand and find a pinch on the arete for your right. A few more stout moves puts you on the slab for an easy topout. The stand start to this problem goes at V4 but felt awkward since you start in the middle of the crux. Just sit it down. ...[more] Browse More Classics in UT