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Elevation: 6,400 ft
GPS: 37.3382, -118.571
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Shared By: Peter Franzen on Mar 31, 2008
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Description Suggest change

The Pollen Grains are a collection of boulders that lie on the backside of the Buttermilks Main area, to the north. They see less traffic due to the extra 10 minutes that it takes to drive there, but there are some fantastic lines ranging from moderate (Jedi Mind Tricks at V4) to extreme (Spectre at V13).

The density of the problems is not as great as Buttermilks Main, but if you want an escape from the crowds and find some fresh problems it is worth exploring.

Getting There Suggest change

Drive through the main Buttermilk parking lot and continue along the dirt road. Pass over the cattle guard and head North towards the Get Carter Boulder. Once you pass the 'Get Carter' area head right at the fork and travel uphill approximately 1/3 of a mile to the obvious parking area.

From the parking area head South uphill along the trail until you reach a ridge/plateau. You should be able to see the gigantic 'Spectre Boulder' ahead and to the right; uphill from that is the 'Beehive Boulder', and the rest of the area including the 'Honey Boulder' and 'Jedi Mind Tricks' is slightly downhill and to the left.

Driving time is around 5 minutes from the 'Buttermilks Main' parking lot, and the hike is approximately 10 minutes, depending on where your destination is.

The 'Pollen Grains/Lidija Boulders'

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pollen Grains / Lidija Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 32
Original Line
Boulder
V1 5 R
 8
John Bachar Memorial Problem
Boulder
V2 5+
 63
Cover Me With Flowers
Boulder
V2 5+
 7
Timothy Leary Presents...
Boulder
V3 6A
 131
Lidija's Mouth
Boulder
V3 6A PG13
 9
Bee Sneeze
Boulder
V4 6B
 21
Beekeeping for Profit & Pleasure
Boulder
V4 6B PG13
 180
Jedi Mind Tricks
Boulder
V5+ 6C+ R
 83
Suspended in Silence
Boulder
V6 7A R
 15
The Beekeeper
Boulder
V6 7A
 43
Drone Militia
Boulder
V7 7A+ R
 6
Mesothelioma
Boulder
V7 7A+
 73
Cindy Swank
Boulder
V9 7C
 12
Swanky Sit
Boulder
V9 7C
 21
Finders Fee
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Original Line Lidija / Pollen Grain…
 32
V0 4 Boulder
John Bachar Memorial Problem White Slab Boulder
 8
V1 5 R Boulder
Cover Me With Flowers Honey Boulder
 63
V2 5+ Boulder
Timothy Leary Presents... Hive Boulder
 7
V2 5+ Boulder
Lidija's Mouth Lidija / Pollen Grain…
 131
V3 6A Boulder
Bee Sneeze Apiary Area > Apiary Boulder
 9
V3 6A PG13 Boulder
Beekeeping for Profit & Ple… Beekeeper Boulder
 21
V4 6B Boulder
Jedi Mind Tricks Jedi Boulder
 180
V4 6B PG13 Boulder
Suspended in Silence Lidija / Pollen Grain…
 83
V5+ 6C+ R Boulder
The Beekeeper Beekeeper Boulder
 15
V6 7A R Boulder
Drone Militia Lidija / Pollen Grain…
 43
V6 7A Boulder
Mesothelioma Beekeeper Boulder
 6
V7 7A+ R Boulder
Cindy Swank Honey Boulder
 73
V7 7A+ Boulder
Swanky Sit Honey Boulder
 12
V9 7C Boulder
Finders Fee Honey Boulder
 21
V9 7C Boulder
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