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Elevation: 4,500 ft 1,372 m
GPS: 37.41741, -118.45136
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Shared By: Stephanie on Feb 23, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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This area is essentially the heart of the canyon both in terms of location as well as highly concentrated classics. The flat landings and quality of problems attract almost every first-time visitor, and for good reason.

Peter Croft's The Hulk is considered by many to be the best line in the canyon, and a pad's throw away to the neighboring boulder you can find the great but tricky Solarium. If you'd like to test your head, perhaps the beautifully angled and clean-cut Heavenly Path will suit you, with a balancy but solid crux and a top-out at around 25 feet.

If you only have limited time to visit the Happy Boulders, make this a stop on your list, as it would be a shame to miss it.

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Central canyon on the main trail.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Central Happiness Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V-easy 3
 153
Which Road
Boulder
V0- 4- PG13
 396
Celestial Trail
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 91
Cross Roads
Boulder
V0+ 4+ PG13
 114
Donkey Boy
Boulder
V0+ 4+
 171
Happy Hooker
Boulder
V1 5 PG13
 695
Heavenly Path
Boulder
V1 5
 192
Grant's Christmas Present
Boulder
V2 5+
 80
Big Chicken Stand
Boulder
V4 6B
 618
Solarium
Boulder
V4 6B
 122
Big Chicken
Boulder
V5 6C
 31
Vulcan Crawl
Boulder
V5 6C
 152
Groundwater
Boulder
V6 7A
 355
The Hulk
Boulder
V8 7B
 53
Disco Diva
Boulder
V9 7C
 6
Prozac
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Which Road Heavenly Path Boulder
 153
V-easy 3 Boulder
Celestial Trail Heavenly Path Boulder
 396
V0- 4- PG13 Boulder
Cross Roads Heavenly Path Boulder
 91
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Donkey Boy Heavenly Path Boulder
 114
V0+ 4+ PG13 Boulder
Happy Hooker More Water, Less Powe…
 171
V0+ 4+ Boulder
Heavenly Path Heavenly Path Boulder
 695
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
Grant's Christmas Present More Water, Less Powe…
 192
V1 5 Boulder
Big Chicken Stand Happy Boulder
 80
V2 5+ Boulder
Solarium Solarium Boulder
 618
V4 6B Boulder
Big Chicken Happy Boulder
 122
V4 6B Boulder
Vulcan Crawl Happy Boulder
 31
V5 6C Boulder
Groundwater More Water, Less Powe…
 152
V5 6C Boulder
The Hulk Happy Boulder
 355
V6 7A Boulder
Disco Diva Happy Boulder
 53
V8 7B Boulder
Prozac Happy Boulder
 6
V9 7C Boulder
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