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Beekeeper Boulder

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Beekeeper's Apprentice, The 
Beekeeper, The 
Beekeeping for Profit & Pleasure 
Follow The Pollen Path 
Golden Shower 

Beekeeper Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,450'
Location: 37.3383, -118.5721 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M.Morley, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: AWinters on Apr 17, 2009

38° | 25°

37° | 23°

37° | 23°

39° | 25°

37° | 21°

37° | 14°
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An enormous boulder featuring some of the best and proudest lines in the Buttermilks...

The northeast side of the boulder features a low super-steep cave/roof with amazing holds that lead out to the very intimidating upper face, where only the boldest dare to venture. Numerous problems and variations exist under the roof, and the climbing is unique for the Buttermilks.

On the other side, two amazing and hard highballs are found on each of the aretes, 'Golden Shower' v10, and 'Mesothelioma' v7. Both are two of the most impressive lines in the Buttermilks.

This boulder will keep just about everybody satisfied.

Getting There 

From the main trail, take the right fork at the 'Spectre Boulder' and head up the hill 75 yards to the obvious huge boulder. You'll see the roof on the right side.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.1 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Beekeeper Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Beekeeper Boulder:
Follow The Pollen Path   V4- 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Beekeeping for Profit & Pleasure   V4 6B     Boulder, 25'   
The Beekeeper's Apprentice   V5 6C     Boulder, 25'   
The Beekeeper   V6 7A R     Boulder, 40'   
Mesothelioma   V7 7A+ R     Boulder, 25'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: And I fell from up there?  Photo:  E. Williams

Mesothelioma V7 7A+ California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Beekeeper Boulder
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Photos of Beekeeper Boulder Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Beekeeper Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Beekeeper Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Kevin Daniels on Mesothelioma
Kevin Daniels on Mesothelioma
Rock Climbing Photo: Beekeeper. Photo by Blitzo.
Beekeeper. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: MS on the upper wall. 3/2000
MS on the upper wall. 3/2000
Rock Climbing Photo: Warren Walters starts the crux of 'The Beekeeper'
Warren Walters starts the crux of 'The Beekeeper'
Rock Climbing Photo: South face of the 'Beekeeper Boulder'.  Left arete...
South face of the 'Beekeeper Boulder'. Left arete...
Rock Climbing Photo: Northeast side of the 'Beekeeper Boulder'
BETA PHOTO: Northeast side of the 'Beekeeper Boulder'

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