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Hardy Boy Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,100'
Location: 33.987, -117.39 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, Euan Cameron, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Sep 26, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Joe Browns Helmet, Hardy Boys and John Long Boulde...


This is the area covering the northern end of Mt. Rubidoux and includes the Hardy Boy Boulder, Joe Brown's Helmet, the John Long Boulder and more.

Getting There 

The upper paved road wraps around the northern end of Mt. Rubixoux providing easy access to all of the area. A short scramble up the hillside may be needed to reach the various rocks.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.3 miles from here

25 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Hardy Boy Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hardy Boy Area:
Hardy Boy Crack   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b     TR, 1 pitch, 40'   Hardy Boy Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: Hardy Boy Crack (5.12), Mt. Rubidoux

Hardy Boy Crack 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  California : Inland Empire : ... : Hardy Boy Boulder
Start from a two finger pin scar and a flared three finger tips sidepull with horrible, glassy feet and crank a looong reach to a better jam; once past the crux the climbing eases to about 5.9 in difficulty. Although listed as a toprope in various guidebooks, it could easily be led or even soloed as the difficulties are past once you're about 15' off the ground.Orignally an aid climb using pins (one of the reasons it goes free) it still provides fun, clean aid practice if so desired.Th...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Hardy Boy Boulder (l) and John Long Boulder (r), M...
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By southswell
Feb 20, 2012
GPS Coordinate correction: 33.987N -117.390W

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