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Hairpin Boulders Rock Climbing 

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Location: 43.2502, -116.3779 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Cory Harelson on Mar 17, 2013
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The Hairpin Boulder is a beautiful solitary egg, featuring great rock, fun movement, and mostly flat landings. There are several great V2s, as well as a smattering of other problems from V0-V5.

There are a few other boulders in the area offering a bunch of V0s as well.

Getting There 

Look for the sharp "hairpin" turn in the paved road just above the dam. In the middle of the turn pull into a short dirt parking area on your left (as you drive in).

There are a couple short boulders in the parking area, a slabby boulder across the road uphill, and a few boulders across the road at the apex of the turn.

To get to the Hairpin Boulder proper, cross at the apex, then head downhill out of the talus field. Look for the obvious and beautiful egg shaped boulder with mostly flat landings all the way around.

Climbing Season

For the West Idaho area.

Weather station 0.3 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Hairpin Face V2 5+  Idaho : West Idaho : ... : Hairpin Boulders
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