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2nd Wind V3 6A
Bachelor-ete V0 4
Back Scratcher V6 7A
Bad Backwards V9 7C
Brave Heart V5 6C PG13
Bubble Bee V4-5 6B+
Cory's Problem V2+ 5+
Dry Fired V7-8 7B
Easy Life V2 5+
Finger Pillar V5+ 6C+
Fist Fight V5 6C
Flux Boulder Classic V4 6B
Flux Warm-up V0 4
Fully Aroused V4 6B
Funeral Service V8 7B PG13
Gills Booger V2 5+
Groggy V2 5+
Heads Up Arete V1 5
Influx V4 6B
Lip-enstein V5 6C
Long Arm John V5 6C
Mixed, But Not Stirred V3 6A
Murder for Midgets V4 6B
Orgasm Arete V1 5
Pedestal, The V6 7A PG13
Piano, The V8- 7B PG13
Pulling Downs V5 6C
Purple Heart V5 6C
Purple Roof V3 6A
Purple Shadow V12 8A+
Rampart Roof 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a V4 6B
Red Slab V0 4
Sea of Purple V5 6C
Sketch Slab V3 6A PG13
Slab of Doom V4 6B PG13
Space Pants V3-4 6A+
Sticky Arete V3 6A
Still Sleeping V1 5
Undertaker Arete, The V3 6A PG13
Unnamed V5 6C
White Vein V3 6A
Witness the Slickness V10- 7C+
Z's Arete V1 5
Z's Face V2 5+
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Shared By: Ian CB on Sep 6, 2011
Admins: Burton Lindquist, Doug Hemken, James Schroeder, Chris treggE

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The left Obvious Line on the Flux Boulder. Start standing on the big right facing sidepull feature and climb up the technical face with cool holds to a slightly insecure topout. In the shade most the day since a large pine tree is over the boulder.


Hike up the CCC trail and once you hit the the first cliff band head left into the talus just before doing the final steeper stairs up to the flatiron and it is in the talus on the left edge just below the Pedestal problem and underneath the big pine tree. There are a couple other really fun lines on this face to that are a little easier.


Couple pads. Good Landing
Terry Kieck
Terry Kieck   Baraboo
Great Problem! I think EB had the FA. EB was did you call this problem? I've forgotten all the names for the problems on this boulder. Sep 21, 2011
Ian CB
Ian CB  
Figured you guys hit this one up. This is a really nice boulder! If you guys named anything or whatever let me know and I'll change it Sep 22, 2011
Madison, WI
Remo   Madison, WI
Fun problem. Trickier than it looks. Nov 1, 2011
EB   Winona
This was named the flux boulder by Eric Z. Some good stories surround this boulder which are probably best left out of the digital realm! great work on all the documenting and developing. I would love a tour of all the new stuff next spring! Dec 2, 2011
This is an extremely good boulder problem. Oct 28, 2013
Austin Lynch
Madison, WI
Austin Lynch   Madison, WI
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the main photo on this page of "Sticky Arete"? It even says 'flux boulder, right corner' in the caption. Apr 21, 2014
Ian CB
Ian CB  
The photo is Flux boulder classic Apr 21, 2014
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
I moved the pic, Austin is correct. Apr 22, 2014
Landon Schoenmann
Landon Schoenmann   Wisconsin+Utah
Amazing problem!! The top out is the cherry on top! Rather spicy. May 1, 2016
Westfield, IN
Windrunner   Westfield, IN
Anyone have GPS on this one? I had a hard time finding it last weekend. Jun 30, 2016
Tony Brengosz  
The directions are a bit confusing because it says to go left before the final stairs up to the flatiron. That isn't necessarily wrong, but what it really means is to go straight down hill (south) from the trail where there's that small stone wall cemented onto a boulder to kind of mark the turn uphill. Jun 30, 2016
You can also find the problem called ObZen that's right off the trail and walk into the talus just past that, slightly past a large pine tree. It's maybe 50-100 feet into the talus and slightly downhill from that position. The boulder itself faces downhill and it's in a cluster of fairly large boulders. Hope that helps. Jul 1, 2016
There's a fairly obvious large pine tree on the downhill side of this boulder. The problem "The Pedestal" is (…) is about 1/2 of the way to flux boulder from where steve and tony suggested cutting down. Jul 2, 2016
Chris treggE
Madison, Beersconsin
Chris treggE   Madison, Beersconsin  
The GPS coordinates at the spot where you walk due west from the CCC trail to this boulder are: 43*24'46"N and 89*42'40"W. I'll post a photo of the spot where you walk directly west towards a very tall pine tree. Boulder is under this tree. It's maybe 100 yards directly west of the CCC trail from this spot.

This was the easiest approach IMO, but as the comments above point out, you can approach from any direction. Jul 2, 2016
God I hope this photo is a macro of the exact spot on the trail from which you step into the talus.... Jul 2, 2016

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