Elevation: 376 ft
GPS: 43.11916, -71.18372
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Shared By: Ladd Raine on Aug 21, 2009
Admins: BDalhaus, Brad Fauteux, Jay Knower, M Sprague, Lee Hansche, Jeffrey LeCours, Jonathan S, Robert Hall
Access Issue: Parking Issues: Starting 10/24/20 a reservation will be required to park at Reservation Rd. on all days and for the Backside on the weekends. See Details

Description

Boulder Natural is nestled in the forest alongside a stream and is home to roughly 30 boulders and 150 problems that have been climbed on for decades. The high quality and highly featured glacially deposited granite offers up slopers and crimps galore and climbs ranging from V0 lowballs to V12 highballs. Classics range from the striking Ride the Lightning and tricky Terrorist to the friendly Hobbit Hole and fierce Halcyon. In other words, there’s something here for everyone, but keep in mind that the area dries slower than other areas in the park given its shady nature.

Getting There

Continue past lower slabs west along swamp 5 min and behold the boulders.

Alternatively if you drive in from the South, walk along the trail from your car east and stop when you hit the huge boulders.

227 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Boulder Natural

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 161
Four Hole
Boulder
Zoo
V1 5
 170
Bolt On Top
Boulder
V1+ 5
 102
Essentials
Boulder
V1+ 5
 117
Barnyard Crack
Boulder
V2 5+
 160
E-Z Cheese
Boulder
V2 5+
 89
Standard Route
Boulder
V2 5+
 76
Swiss Cheese
Boulder
V3 6A
 295
Hobbit Hole
Boulder
Zoo
V3 6A
 139
Power and Grace
Boulder
Zoo
V3 6A
 70
Standard Direct
Boulder
V4 6B
 78
Vintage
Boulder
V4 6B
 71
Poseidon
Boulder
V6 7A
 130
Ride the Lightning
Boulder
V6 7A
 109
Terrorist
Boulder
V6 7A
 80
Bulletproof
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Four Hole Zoo
 161
V0 4 Boulder
Bolt On Top Buttermilk Boulder
 170
V1 5 Boulder
Essentials Marsh Boulders
 102
V1+ 5 Boulder
Barnyard Crack Barnyard Boulders
 117
V1+ 5 Boulder
E-Z Cheese Streambed Boulders
 160
V2 5+ Boulder
Standard Route Yosemite Boulder Area
 89
V2 5+ Boulder
Swiss Cheese Streambed Boulders
 76
V2 5+ Boulder
Hobbit Hole Zoo
 295
V3 6A Boulder
Power and Grace Zoo
 139
V3 6A Boulder
Standard Direct Yosemite Boulder Area
 70
V3 6A Boulder
Vintage Storm Boulders
 78
V4 6B Boulder
Poseidon Swamp Boulders > Chasm
 71
V4 6B Boulder
Ride the Lightning Storm Boulders
 130
V6 7A Boulder
Terrorist Storm Boulders
 109
V6 7A Boulder
Bulletproof Yosemite Boulder Area
 80
V6 7A Boulder
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