Description

Planet X Bouldering is actually three individual areas - Love Nest Area, Planet X Area and The Hang each with a good selection of easy to hard problems and within a short distance of one another.

Some of the better problems here include Illicit Sweetie (V0), Wormhole (V0+), Boulder Crack (V2), Lucky Star (V2 R), Mahogany (V2), Satellite Boulder Left (V3 R), Planet Y (V3 R), Jerry's Kids (V4), Woody Problem (V4), X-Men (V5 R), Turbolator (V5), Planet X (V6 R) and Nicole Overhang (V6).

Getting There

Parking for Planet X Bouldering is located 1.4 miles south of Hidden Valley Campground and 0.3 miles north of Cap Rock in a paved pullout (room for 3-4 cars) located on the east side of the road.

Hike east following a marked trail which leads directly to the Love Nest Area. Continuing along the trail a short distance to the east is the Planet X Area. When the trail forks at the western edge of the Planet X Boulders taking the left fork in the trail will lead to The Hang.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Planet X Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V-easy 3
 55
Sweetie Pie
Boulder
V0- 4-
 27
Sweetielicious
Boulder
V0 4
 85
Illicit Sweetie
Boulder
V2 5+
 31
The Halfling
Boulder
V2 5+
 8
Boulder Crack
Boulder
V3 6A R
 4
Planet Y
Boulder
V3 6A PG13
 36
Satellite Boulder Left
Boulder
V3 6A
 12
Unnamed
Boulder
V3 6A
 7
The Sideling
Boulder
V4-5 6B+
 8
X-Men
Boulder
V5 6C
 18
Saxwing on the DL
Boulder
V5 6C
 7
Unnamed Crack
Boulder
V6 7A R
 18
Planet X
Boulder
V6 7A
 36
Nicole Overhang
Boulder
V7 7A+
 25
Strawberry Contraceptives
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sweetie Pie Hang > Illicit Sweetie Boulder
 55
V-easy 3 Boulder
Sweetielicious Hang > Illicit Sweetie Boulder
 27
V0- 4- Boulder
Illicit Sweetie Hang > Illicit Sweetie Boulder
 85
V0 4 Boulder
The Halfling Hang > Halfling Boulder
 31
V2 5+ Boulder
Boulder Crack Planet X Area > Boulder Crack Rock
 8
V2 5+ Boulder
Planet Y Planet X Area > Planet X Boulder
 4
V3 6A R Boulder
Satellite Boulder Left Planet X Area > Satellite Boulder
 36
V3 6A PG13 Boulder
Unnamed Hang > Nicole Boulder
 12
V3 6A Boulder
The Sideling Hang > Halfling Boulder
 7
V3 6A Boulder
X-Men X-Men Boulder
 8
V4-5 6B+ Boulder
Saxwing on the DL Hang > Hang West
 18
V5 6C Boulder
Unnamed Crack Hang > Strawberry Contracept…
 7
V5 6C Boulder
Planet X Planet X Area > Planet X Boulder
 18
V6 7A R Boulder
Nicole Overhang Hang > Nicole Boulder
 36
V6 7A Boulder
Strawberry Contraceptives Hang > Strawberry Contracept…
 25
V7 7A+ Boulder
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aka, Nibiru Jan 27, 2011