Description

Two of the largest boulders anywhere... These are the two obvious giant boulders that you first reach from the lower parking area. As big as these blocs are, it's hard to imagine that they were once one.

Grandma features some great steep lines on her beautiful vibrant lichen-colored northwest face, and the amazing 45+ foot highball: the 'Southwest arete' if you want to get high on good terrain.

Grandpa is no joke; he offers some of the proudest and most serious lines in Bishop: 'Evilution', on the beautiful and severely overhanging south face, visible from the road. In January of '09 Kevin Jorgeson put up the boldest highball in the country, the 45+ foot 'Ambrosia' 5.14X, on the gently overhanging and massive east face. Recently Paul Robinson established the insanely difficult 'Lucid Dreaming' v15 to the left of 'Evilution', which features maybe the worst pinch imaginable between giant moves. For the mere mortals, try 'Cave Problem' v4 on the southwest face.

Getting There

There is a parking area on the right just before reaching the boulders.

26 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Peabody Boulders

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V0 4
 61
Essential Peabody
Boulder
V2 5+
 21
North Face Direct
Boulder
V3-4 6A+
 11
West Corner
Boulder
V4 6B
 81
Cave Problem
Boulder
V5 6C
 119
Go Granny Go
Boulder
V5 6C
 52
Go Granny Go Right Finish (V5)
Boulder
V7 7A+
 28
Go Granny Ho
Boulder
V8 7B
 6
Magnetic North
Boulder
V10 7C+
 6
Center Direct
Boulder
V10 7C+
 3
Evilution to the Lip
Boulder
V12-13 8B R
 4
Evilution
Boulder
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4 X
 16
Advanced Rockcraft Arete
Boulder
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 92
Southwest Arete
Trad, TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 5
SE Arete
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V5 6C X
 3
Transporter Room
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Essential Peabody Grandma Peabody Boulder
 61
V0 4 Boulder
North Face Direct Grandma Peabody Boulder
 21
V2 5+ Boulder
West Corner Grandma Peabody Boulder
 11
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Cave Problem Grandpa Peabody Boulder
 81
V4 6B Boulder
Go Granny Go Grandma Peabody Boulder
 119
V5 6C Boulder
Go Granny Go Right Finish… Grandma Peabody Boulder
 52
V5 6C Boulder
Go Granny Ho Grandma Peabody Boulder
 28
V7 7A+ Boulder
Magnetic North Grandma Peabody Boulder
 6
V8 7B Boulder
Center Direct Grandma Peabody Boulder
 6
V10 7C+ Boulder
Evilution to the Lip Grandpa Peabody Boulder
 3
V10 7C+ Boulder
Evilution Grandpa Peabody Boulder
 4
V12-13 8B R Boulder
Advanced Rockcraft Arete Grandpa Peabody Boulder
 16
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0 4 X Boulder
Southwest Arete Grandma Peabody Boulder
 92
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad, TR
SE Arete Grandma Peabody Boulder
 5
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Transporter Room Grandpa Peabody Boulder
 3
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b V5 6C X Boulder
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