Sleeping Rock aka Sheep's Nose Bouldering Climbing
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DescriptionEssentially at the base of the Sheep's Nose formation there are an abundance of wonderful boulders. I have spent some significant time working some of these problems and have only ever seen a handful of people around. This is probably not a year round location due to summers being extremely hot; however, I have bouldered here on sunny January days.
Edit:2/26/09 I have listed the boulders in a generic mode of A,B,etc. They may be listed as other names or numbers in other books. If anyone out there has any historical info on names and such I would be glad to update. Plus, I enjoy historical info on areas. Thanks!
Getting ThereFollow the directions to the Sheep's Nose formation. Once you turn right on Stump Rd., drive 1.8 miles to a dirt pullout on the right side of the road. This is just past a wash/dry creek bed with a fence running across it. There is also additional parking on the left side of the road directly across from the wash.
Classic Climbing Routes at Sleeping Rock aka Sheep's Nose Bouldering
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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