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The Abalone

V2, Boulder, 15 ft (5 m),  Avg: 2.5 from 2 votes
FA: unknown
California > San Francisco B… > Black Sand Beach > Hidden Cove > N side (Hidden Cove)
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Description

Sit start on the far left side of the boulder and traverse right staying low. Finish either straight up after traverseing to the obvious jug or turn the corner with a big but easy move to a good hold. Stellar rock quality, Tide dependant. You may have to brush the sand off the holds.

Location

Past the last face facing the ocean with the V1's on it. The obvious odd coloured boulder.

Protection

Sand

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Cool looking rock! The obvious low sit start on the left. Might be sand height dependant. Better when the sand is low.
[Hide Photo] Cool looking rock! The obvious low sit start on the left. Might be sand height dependant. Better when the sand is low.

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jimi thornburg
Berkeley, CA
[Hide Comment] Have climbed this many times dating back about 15 years. Jun 29, 2020
jimi thornburg
Berkeley, CA
[Hide Comment] It’s really hard to claim anything as a first ascent in the Bay Area unless practically all the obvious holds break! This one is scoured clean by the ocean so even 15 years ago, I doubt I was the first. Jun 29, 2020