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Bourbon IV

V0, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 3.1 from 35 votes
FA: unknown
California > Sierra Eastside > Mammoth Lakes Area > Sherwin Plateau > Dreamers > Hawkins Boulder

Description

Long pulls on great pockets and finish at the U shaped dip in the rock.

Location

Climb the obvious black streak running down the Hawkins Boulder on the SW side.

Protection

Good landing, but a pad is always nice.

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Katy on Bourbon IV (a.k.a. The Black Streak)
[Hide Photo] Katy on Bourbon IV (a.k.a. The Black Streak)
Hawkins Boulder Topo
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Tim on the classic Bourbon IV
[Hide Photo] Tim on the classic Bourbon IV
Finishing Bourbon IV
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Starting out on Bourbon IV
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Tim Steele
Bishop, CA.
 
[Hide Comment] The FA was Ellie Hawkins back in the 1980s sans crash pad. Ellie was described to me as a badass wall climber who did a lot of solo FFAs and had a penchant for bourbon. Shout out to the women bouldering pioneers who were undercover crushers back in the day! Aug 8, 2020
James Barnett
Bishop Ca.
[Hide Comment] Ellie told me she would set her tent up and camp on top of the boulder Aug 10, 2020