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Areas in Boulder Basin

Central Basin 0 / 0 / 0 / 32 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 32
December Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
King Kong 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
Lower Basin 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
North Basin 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
South Basin 0 / 0 / 0 / 17 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 17
Talking Heads 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Tour De France Area 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1

Description

Found at the end of the Black Mountain Road, the boulders here are distributed across the campground. Most of the developed problems are found amongst the tall boulders around and near campsite 20. The downside to this area is the abundant number of people enjoying the great outdoors.

The parking situation is limited. You will need to park such that you're not blocking any of the roads / trails OR pay the $10 dollars to stay in a campsite. Campsite reservations and an iron ranger are located at the entrance to the campsite.

Please take care not to trample through people's campsites (easier said than done) without asking for permission. On crowded weekends, more often than not, tents are pitched unknowingly under choice problems or even the downclimbs. Scope out the scene before jumping on a problem like a kid in a candy store. And finally don't forget to scope out the downclimb - more often than not, you're upclimbing the downclimb...
If you don't want to cause access issues please make it a point to be on your best behavior. Details

Getting There

Follow the signs to Boulder Basin Campground. Stop the car when you arrive. Approaches to most climbs are anywhere between 5 seconds and 5 minutes.

See San Bernardino National Forest's Boulder Basin Campground page for current info.

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In reference to prrdylady's post...
I found this problem and sent a few years back...at the time it didn't appear to have been done. I cleaned up the holds covered in lichen and spider webs. I always assumed it had been done before though, since it is in such close proximity to classics in the area. I thought it was right in the v3/4 range. A fun problem though! Maybe when Ian finishes the guide we will get a name, but until then I'd just refer to it as the unknown 3/4 behind Pink Crack.
P.S . I actually have a picture of myself on this problem on my mt project page circa 2008. Nice job on the send! Oct 9, 2012
Does anyone know the name to this V4? Its a short five min walk to the north of pink crack.
youtube.com/watch?v=pHTwZ1q… Oct 8, 2012
The fine for not buying the Adventure Pass is $5 (the same as the cost of the pass itself) and carries no penalties for not paying it (to my knowledge). Aug 8, 2007
... I would NOT buy an "adventure pass" Aug 5, 2007

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