Elevation: 5,200 ft
GPS: 43.89, -103.457 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Mike Madsen on Apr 11, 2013
Admins: Andrew Gram, Peter Gram, Greg Parker, Mike Madsen, Mark Rafferty
Tonight
45°F 7°C
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66°F - 47°F 19°C - 8°C
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Wed
58°F - 41°F 14°C - 5°C
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64°F - 44°F 18°C - 7°C
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Description

The Hydra-Crack Boulder is a large boulder between Loosening The Lid boulder and The Seul Avec Dieux Boulder. On the south side you can climb easy cracks to the top. The huge Northside has its name sake route Hydra-Crack solid 5.11. Put up by Mark Jacobs in '87 on lead using a few pieces.The Lewis Brothers Mike And Rusty were the likely candidates for the first free solo/ boulder ascent. Chuck Fryberger has a problem to the left on the corner from Hydracrack. This boulder has a few incomplete projects from past years as well. You will understand once you stand below it.

Getting There

Take the trail to Baldy Central and head to the northeastern side of Halfdome. Can't miss it.

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Wilson On The Drums
Woodbury, MN
Wilson On The Drums   Woodbury, MN
from L-R on the north face "gas for my ass V5" "ode to violetta V5" "jumper V5" "apparently a hard chuck fryberger highball" "hydra-crack V3/11+" "solo crack 5.8" Apr 14, 2013