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Birthday Boulders

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Birthday Direct 
Birthday Left 
Birthday Left (SDS) 
Birthday Link 
Birthday Mantel 
Birthday Skyline 
North Roof Crack 
Problem A 
Problem B 
Problem C 
problem D 
Problem E 
Problem F 
Prow, The 
South Roof Crack 
Way Down, The 

Birthday Boulders Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 37.33004, -118.57901 View Map  Incorrect?
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John Porensky at the Birthday Boulders

Description 

These boulders lie 20 feet from the upper parking area loop.

In the late 70's we had somewhat of a tradition of getting together and celebrating birthdays here. It was open to camping then. We would party boldly and boulder until our hands could take no more.

Getting There 

From Buttermilk Road, drive up the hill with the boulders on your right, go over a cattle guard and make an immediate right. Take your next right into the parking area/loop. The Birthday Boulders are the closest to the parking loop.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilks Main area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',2],['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',10],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Birthday Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Birthday Boulders:
Birthday Mantel   V0 4     Boulder, 12'   
Birthday Left   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   
The Prow   V2 5+     Boulder, 16'   
Birthday Direct   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
Birthday Skyline   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: sun setting on birthday direct

Birthday Direct V3 6A  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Birthday Boulders
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Photos of Birthday Boulders Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sean Pascoe on 'Birthday Direct' v3
Sean Pascoe on 'Birthday Direct' v3
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder South Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulder South Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder West Face Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulder West Face Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder North Face Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulder North Face Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Birthday Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
Birthday Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Chris Holly working on Problem B on the west face ...
Chris Holly working on Problem B on the west face ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jen on top of Birthday Boulders
Jen on top of Birthday Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Off the deck on Pope's 3/2000
Off the deck on Pope's 3/2000
Rock Climbing Photo: Getting into it...  photo: Matt Osbourne
Getting into it... photo: Matt Osbourne
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder The Prow Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulder The Prow Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulder The Prow Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulder The Prow Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Birthday Boulders South East Face Topo
BETA PHOTO: Birthday Boulders South East Face Topo

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