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Smugglers Run

V3-4, Boulder, 20 ft (6 m),  Avg: 3 from 3 votes
FA: unknown
California > Central Coast > Hwy 33/Ojai > Hwy 33/Ojai Bou… > Munson Boulders

Description

The big tall boulder. Great problem on decent sandstone. Starts low with small holds and nice feet, work your way up into a thin crux to the victory jug up top.

Location

Furthest boulder from the road, just uphill from the largest and first boulder you run into. Walk the small trail created by the river, up and around the rock to the left and down into a little nook.

Protection

Couple of pads

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The left most boulder where the route Smuggler's Run is located.
[Hide Photo] The left most boulder where the route Smuggler's Run is located.
Trevor Cox toward the end of the route, using the two finger pocket.
[Hide Photo] Trevor Cox toward the end of the route, using the two finger pocket.

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Jon Hartmann
Ojai, CA
[Hide Comment] Just some info to consider Trevor. I and at least 6 others have climbed that problem and most of the others back in 2005. The whole climbing gym group have been up there climbing until we got tired of the crumbling rock. Also Darren, Tony, Juan Carlo and Trad Bob had all climbed there years and years before us. The chances of any FA's at this point are very slim. Trad Bob has most of the original route names it you'd like to ask him. Sep 9, 2015
andy patterson
Carpinteria, CA
[Hide Comment] Yeah, Jon makes a strong point. That said, way to be psyched. I'd hate for FA-fever diminish any enthusiasm for reinvigorating old problems. The usual suspects of Ojai climbing have tapped many of the obvious areas, but that doesn't mean they aren't worth revisiting. Sep 9, 2015
Trevor Cox
Ojai, California
  V3-4
[Hide Comment] Thanks a ton Jon! Honestly appreciate the info and update! I'll change when I'm off work and try and get in contact with Trad Bob! thanks guys. Sep 9, 2015
[Hide Comment] Reese climbed here in the 90s. Wills probably did as well. So did I, a grand total of twice. I last went after the fire in 01 or 02, I forget, it got pretty cleared out of vegetation so it was easier to walk around. It's pretty hard to justify stopping to climb on super-choss when you're so close to Pine Mt. Sep 11, 2015