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Cable Route TR 
Direct Northwast Face (aka Left Half Dome Crack) TR 
Harrison's Peanut 
Steck-Salathe S,TR 
Tissiack TR 
Zenith TR 

Half Dome Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,550'
Location: 33.9828, -117.3936 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tyler Logan on Mar 14, 2008
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Half Dome Boulder, Mt. Rubidoux


Located just below Joe Brown , the northwest face of the larger Half Dome boulder receives a lot of shade and is most popular for its two moderate, quality crack climbs. Little Half Dome sports two difficult boulder problems, including a (Hensel? Powell?) problem that is among the hardest on the hill.

Getting There 

Located just below Joe Brown

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Half Dome Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Half Dome Boulder:
Trapeze   V0 4     Boulder, 20'   
Steck-Salathe   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Tissiack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a V0 4 PG13     TR, Boulder, 25'   
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Featured Route For Half Dome Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Trapeze. photo by Chris Miller

Trapeze V0 4  California : Inland Empire : ... : Half Dome Boulder
On the southwest side of the larger Half Dome boulder, climb up the vertical face on excellent rock. Use sidebulls, an undercling, and incut flakes near the top. Fairly OTD with a not-so-great landing, many might opt to set a toprope utilizing the same anchors that are used for the north face cracks. Warning: lizards live under the deep undercling and might startle you, although I've never had one bite me in what I imagine are probably more than a hundred ascents....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Half Dome North Topo
BETA PHOTO: Half Dome North Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Half Dome Boulder, Mt. Rubidoux
Half Dome Boulder, Mt. Rubidoux
Rock Climbing Photo: North face Topo
BETA PHOTO: North face Topo
Rock Climbing Photo: Joe Brown is the highest formation, with the Half ...
Joe Brown is the highest formation, with the Half ...

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