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Routes in Poison Oak Boulder Area

5.10 Face S,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Airplane Crack T,TR 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Atom Ant TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Bad Boys from Detroit TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Big Grunt TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Big Squeak T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blasted Rock 3 - Center V5 6C
Blue Collar V1 5
Cast of a Thousand Stones TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Cool Jerk S 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Deport Jonny (aka Jonny Go Home) TR 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Deport Jonny Forever TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Double Scoop TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Elsa's Crack T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Eppy Birthday TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Fade to Black TR 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Go With The Flow TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Golden Medallion V2 5+
Hairdo S 5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Hamburger Crack T 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a V0 4
High on the Hog S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Hollywood Shot T A3
Laker Girls TR 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Laying Down On The Job T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Left of the Tree 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b V0+ 4+
Monkey Crack T,TR 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Poison Oak Crack T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Right of the Tree 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c V0- 4-
Skid Row V3 6A
Slap You Silly TR 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Starving In Stereo T,TR 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Welcome to Rubidoux TR 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Werner's Wish TR 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Type: Trad, TR, 20 ft
FA: unknown
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Shared By: mschlocker on Apr 29, 2006
Admins: Marc Kajut, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

Perfect tight hand crack on not too steep rock. The crux is the start as it's the narrowest jamming / steepest. Still a very moderate climb. Beautiful intro to hand jamming.

Location

Head uphill on a low angle slab from the bend in the road just uphill from the Poison Oak Crack. Can be seen from the road.

Protection

Solo or cams. Camalots #0.5-#1. #1-3 for the anchor. Very comfortable solo, but landing is pretty treacherous.
MariaZ
  5.7
MariaZ  
  5.7
Everybody's first trad lead. Also a wonderful place to learn how to build trad anchors since your belayer can walk up and check your system.

Be careful with placing the anchor too far back though, its easy to get a rope stuck in this one. Look deep and you'll probably find my friends rope in there still. Jul 17, 2017
Will H.
  5.7
Will H.  
  5.7
First crack climb I ever did. Definitely appropriate size/angle for practicing placing pro. Feb 6, 2016
sdrockstar81
el cajon, CA
  5.7
sdrockstar81   el cajon, CA
  5.7
Great for a safe Trad practice Sep 13, 2012
RockyR
Encinitas, CA
 
RockyR   Encinitas, CA
 
First time climbing in Woodson. Lead it on mothers day. Great place to practice hands and feet jamming. Very fun route. Elsa's Crack May 20, 2012
Josh Cameron
Sacramento, California
  5.6
Josh Cameron   Sacramento, California
  5.6
I agree, nuts seem to work better than cams on this climb. Aug 31, 2011
Patrick Smith
  5.6
Patrick Smith  
  5.6
Fun to practice nut placements on. May 21, 2010
G.McCay
Galloway, NJ
  5.6
G.McCay   Galloway, NJ
  5.6
Beautiful 5.7 layback on the obvious off-set arete to the right of Elsa's Crack. Apr 3, 2007