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Boardwalk Area  Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,400'
Location: 33.80951, -116.64037 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Colin Parker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009
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Looking west from the rim, Tramway

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This area covers the steep canyon north of The Beach which eventually levels out and then starts heading back downhill towards the rim.

Some of he better problems in this area include Glass Traverse (V-easy), Heart of Glass (V-easy), Emerald City (V0 R), Glass Direct (V0), Blade Runner (V3), Cold Stone (V5), Only the Good Die Young (V6), House of Pain (V6), Obe Problem (V7), Behind the Iron Curtain (V8), Left Hand of Darkness (V9), Boardwalk (V9) and Attack of the Staph (V9).

Getting There 

Approach past the far end of The Beach, make a left and head uphill. Approach time is 25-35 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Boardwalk Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Boardwalk Area :
Glass Traverse   V-easy 3     Boulder, 25'   Glass Boulder
Left Hand of Darkness   V9 7C     Boulder, 12'    Boardwalk Boulder : Boardwalk Boulder - NW Fac...
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Featured Route For Boardwalk Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Glass Traverse (V-easy), Tramway

Glass Traverse V-easy 3  California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Glass Boulder
Traverse right along a juggy rail for about 15' and then head up a vertical crack with jugs to an incut finish. Worth doing over and over....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Boardwalk Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Making the reach on Black (V6), Tramway
Making the reach on Black (V6), Tramway
Rock Climbing Photo: Soul Shine (V10), Tramway
Soul Shine (V10), Tramway

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From: Southern California
Oct 25, 2014
Does anyone know where Behind the Iron Curtain is on the summit? Is it relatively close to Attack the Staph?

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