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The Octagon

V6, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 3.5 from 22 votes
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California > Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > Yosemite Valle… > Cathedral Boulders > Hex Boulder
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Description

Start on high crimps and climb straight up past a sloping rail to the top.

Protection

Pads

Location

Starts just right of Hexcentric.

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Ross on the excellent The Octagon. October 2011.
[Hide Photo] Ross on the excellent The Octagon. October 2011.
Going for the sloper with a drop knee
[Hide Photo] Going for the sloper with a drop knee
First outdoor V6! Such an awesome climb.
[Hide Photo] First outdoor V6! Such an awesome climb.

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Andy L
Eastern Sierra
  V6
Vlad S
San Francisco, CA
  V7
[Hide Comment] I may have tried it way too many times in warm conditions in the past, but this one feels on par with a lot of V7s in the valley. Sep 25, 2017
Shawn Miller
Minneapolis, MN
  V6
[Hide Comment] First outdoor V6. Amazing, fun climb, easy topout once you stick the good hold on the big sloping rail. Jan 11, 2018