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Fire' or Retire' Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Apr 12, 2013
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Fire' or Retire' Boulder, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This squat boulder is where you will find the thin face/friction testpiece of Fire' or Retire' (V5), a local semi-classic.

Getting There 

Just left of Campsite 40 on the eastern loop and immediately south of the Hershey Kiss Boulder.


Climbing Season

For the HVCG Bouldering Circuit area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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


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Rock Climbing Photo: Fire' or Retire' (V5), Joshua Tree NP

Fire' or Retire' V5 6C  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Fire' or Retire' Boulder
Delicate steep slab with tiny black nubbins to gain a sloping shelf and then easier moves to the top of the boulder. Best done in the shade and/or colder weather to ensure success on this often tried but seldom done problem. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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