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Blood Simple Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.41675, -118.44942 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Dec 1, 2010
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The Flying Saucer Alcove looking West.

Description 

The Blood Simple Area hosts a number of boulders scattered along the eastern rim of the canyon upslope from the Wavy Gravy Area.

Often forgotten the problems here are well worth searching for. Classic rock often with little or no one around - hard to believe.

Getting There 

Walk up the canyon until the Wavy Gravy Area. From here turn right and head up towards the rim.

Climbing Season

For the Happy Boulders area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

30 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',14],['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',13],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Blood Simple Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Blood Simple Area:
Black Magic   V3 6A R     Boulder, 20'   Black Magic Boulder
Done With The South   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 20'   Water Saps Cave
Water Saps   V7-8 7B     Boulder, 18'   Water Saps Cave
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Featured Route For Blood Simple Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Starting the crux sequence of Black Magic, V3

Black Magic V3 6A California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Black Magic Boulder
Climb directly up the middle of the tall slabby face until the break at 3/4 height. Take a breath and continue up passing a good pocket to the top.It's tall, but with good technique not too tricky....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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