Elevation: 4,200 ft
GPS: 34.02, -116.165 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on Mar 29, 2005
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

The Outback is the large open valley to the north of Hidden Valley Campground that features several notable formations as well as lots of excellent bouldering. The rock varies in quality from average to excellent, but the fun stuff is a smooth, tan-colored rock with abundant, dark patina patches that form incredible holds not unlike sandstone. Problems of all grades are to be found here all within a short walk of each other and the Campground.

Highlights of the area include the Hobbit Hole Offwidth (V0-), False Hueco (V1), Chuckawalla (V1), Powell Face (V3), White Rastafarian (V3), How's Your Mama? (V4), Scorpion Roof Direct (V6), Relic (V9) and Tidal Wave (V10).

Getting There

The western portion of The Outback is easily approached by walking past the west face of The Blob or through the apex of the western loop of Hidden Valley Campground, along the east face of The Blob. Problems in the eastern portion of The Outback are more easily approached from the back loop of Hidden Valley Campground, by walking between the east side of Outhouse Rock and the west face of Rock Hudson.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Outback Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 113
Hobbit Hole Offwidth
Boulder
V1 5
 92
Chuckawalla
Boulder
V1 5
 151
False Hueco
Boulder
V1+ 5
 27
Tilt-o-Meter Right
Boulder
V2 5+ R
 171
White Rastafarian
Boulder
V2 5+
 193
False Hueco Traverse
Boulder
V2 5+
 54
Bulgemaster
Boulder
V2 5+
 26
Falser Hueco Traverse
Boulder
V3 6A
 81
Not So Thin Lizzie
Boulder
V3 6A
 109
Yabba Dabba Don't
Boulder
V4 6B
 157
Roof Romp
Boulder
V4 6B R
 17
Scorpion Traverse
Boulder
V4 6B
 106
Little Chucky
Boulder
V8 7B
 23
Thin Lizzie
Boulder
V10 7C+
 4
Tidal Wave
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hobbit Hole Offwidth Hobbit Hole Boulder
 113
V0 4 Boulder
Chuckawalla Chuckawalla Boulder
 92
V1 5 Boulder
False Hueco False Hueco Boulder
 151
V1 5 Boulder
Tilt-o-Meter Right Tilt-o-Meter Boulder
 27
V1+ 5 Boulder
White Rastafarian White Rastafarian Bou…
 171
V2 5+ R Boulder
False Hueco Traverse False Hueco Boulder
 193
V2 5+ Boulder
Bulgemaster Tilt-o-Meter Boulder
 54
V2 5+ Boulder
Falser Hueco Traverse False Hueco Boulder
 26
V2 5+ Boulder
Not So Thin Lizzie Lizzie Boulder
 81
V3 6A Boulder
Yabba Dabba Don't Yabba Dabba Don't Bou…
 109
V3 6A Boulder
Roof Romp Romp Roof
 157
V4 6B Boulder
Scorpion Traverse Scorpion Roof
 17
V4 6B R Boulder
Little Chucky Chuckawalla Boulder
 106
V4 6B Boulder
Thin Lizzie Lizzie Boulder
 23
V8 7B Boulder
Tidal Wave Tidal Wave Boulder
 4
V10 7C+ Boulder
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