Description

Secluded granite bouldering. This has the highest concentration of boulders and established problems. Several good top ropes exist here as well. Season is spring through fall.

Getting There

Take the trail across from campsite 5 from the Horse Flats campground. Follow it and pass Romeo Void on your left. The trail will eventually lead you straight into a fabulous bouldering area. Probably a 5-15 minute brisk hike.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 66
Thin Crack
Boulder
V0 4
 19
Y Crack
TR, Boulder
V2 5+
 55
Swiss Cheese
Boulder
V2 5+
 46
Thin Face
Boulder
V3 6A
 46
The Fang
Boulder
V3 6A
 5
Better Bold than Old
Boulder
V4 6B
 30
B1 Traverse
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
Zacks Roof
Boulder
V5 6C
 35
The Fang (Sit Start)
Boulder
V5 6C R
 4
Dragon Flake
Boulder
V5 6C
 13
The Falcon
Boulder
V5 6C
 4
High Chaparral
Boulder
V7 7A+
 9
The Peanut
Boulder
V8 7B
 3
The Sword of Damocles
Boulder
V9- 7C
 4
Nothing But Sunshine
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Thin Crack U - Boulder
 66
V0 4 Boulder
Y Crack Y - Crack Boulder
 19
V0 4 TR, Boulder
Swiss Cheese Swiss Cheese Boulder
 55
V2 5+ Boulder
Thin Face T - Boulder
 46
V2 5+ Boulder
The Fang X5 Boulder
 46
V3 6A Boulder
Better Bold than Old Arbor day boulder
 5
V3 6A Boulder
B1 Traverse T - Boulder
 30
V4 6B Boulder
Zacks Roof X5 Boulder
 5
V5 6C Boulder
The Fang (Sit Start) X5 Boulder
 35
V5 6C Boulder
Dragon Flake Dragon Rock
 4
V5 6C R Boulder
The Falcon Falcon Boulder
 13
V5 6C Boulder
High Chaparral High Chaparral Boulder
 4
V5 6C Boulder
The Peanut Peanut Boulder
 9
V7 7A+ Boulder
The Sword of Damocles Sword of Damocles Bou…
 3
V8 7B Boulder
Nothing But Sunshine Peanut Boulder
 4
V9- 7C Boulder
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Chris Owen
Big Bear Lake
Chris Owen   Big Bear Lake  
The reference boulder for this area could be the flaky boulder, east of the trail just past the clearing - it's home to the classic "B1 Traverse". Jul 24, 2007
Mikey Wally
Los Angeles, CA
Mikey Wally   Los Angeles, CA
It's just a little over half a mile, mostly uphill (~260 foot elevation increase), from the horse pens in the campground to the B1 boulder. Oct 8, 2018