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Anvil Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 3,000'
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 9, 2010
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Strength of Steel (V2), Joshua Tree NP

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Description 

This excellent boulder with it's smooth, solid rock is a nice change from the usual grit and grain commonly found in the area. Half a dozen quality problems are here, most V2 and under, with Strength of Steel (V2) being the standout.

Getting There 

See the Varnished Wall Boulders page for detailed approach information.

Climbing Season

For the Indian Cove CG area.

Weather station 6.2 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Anvil Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Anvil Boulder:
Strength of Steel   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   
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Featured Route For Anvil Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Frank Santos on "Strength of Steel". Pho...

Strength of Steel V2 5+  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Anvil Boulder
SDS on a small rock at the base at opposing sidepulls and then work incut edges up and left moving onto the arete proper. Once standing work back right via a balancy high-step move and then mantle up onto a shelf below the top. A quick reach and easy mantle caps off the problem. * This problem isn't listed in the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Photo/topo for Anvil Boulder (E. Face), Joshua Tre...
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Rock Climbing Photo: Anvil Boulder, Joshua Tree NP
Anvil Boulder, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Photo/topo for Anvil Boulder (N. Face), Joshua Tre...
BETA PHOTO: Photo/topo for Anvil Boulder (N. Face), Joshua Tre...
Rock Climbing Photo: Anvil Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Anvil Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.

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