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Big Chicken 
Big Chicken Stand 
Castrate Your Television 
Disco Diva 
Disco Hulk 
Hulk, The 
Jugs of Life 
Vulcan Crawl 
Weapons of Mass Distraction 

Happy Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.41747, -118.45136 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: AWinters on Mar 28, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: 'Happy Boulder', south face topo


For many, this boulder is the main attraction in the canyon. Home to The Hulk, Big Chicken, and Disco Diva, there's something for almost anyone - and this is just the south face. On the north face you will find a few fun easy problems that serve well as good warm-ups.

Getting There 

Central canyon, 30 feet past the Solarium Boulder, dead ahead.

Climbing Season

For the Happy Boulders area.

Weather station 4.0 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Happy Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Happy Boulder:
Jugs of Life   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   
Big Chicken Stand   V2 5+     Boulder, 17'   
Big Chicken   V4- 6B     Boulder, 15'   
Vulcan Crawl   V5 6C     Boulder, 30'   
Weapons of Mass Distraction   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   
The Hulk   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Disco Diva   V8 7B     Boulder, 12'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Matching the "Boss Hold" on The Hulk.

The Hulk V6 7A  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Happy Boulder
Classic!On the steep South face of the 'Happy Boulder', sit-start down and right on a juggy shelf. Steep moves lead to a left hand pinch and right hand sidepull/undercling. Make a big move up and left to the big block just below the lip (the "Boss" hold). From here, finish either up and left or up and right, same difficulty....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: 'Happy Boulder', north face topo
BETA PHOTO: 'Happy Boulder', north face topo

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By Adam Stackhouse
Jun 14, 2012
The Hulk!

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