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Elevation: 4,038'
Location: 37.54544, -119.64372 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Upriver face of One Way Boulder

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  • Description 

    Incredible place to mix swimming and bouldering. Limited climbs, but there are about a dozen boulders just waiting for someone to find a line on them. The boulder on the river has been popular in the summer as a jumping rock, and there are several enjoyable but risky climbs out of the water. The most exciting problems are dry, and a few yards upriver.

    This place has been touched very little by climbers, and needs a good cleaning to open up some untapped climbs. Moss and lichen cover golden holds, so be creative and adventurous.

    NOTE: PRIVATE PROPERTY ON THE HILL ABOVE. Also, avoid unnecessary erosion.

    Getting There 

    Dirt access road off the end of Yosemite Pines Lane. Follow it to the river, the Jumping Rock is obvious (on the left end of the swimming hole), and the One Way Boulder is a few yards upriver on the left of the trail before the meadow (large rock with a horizontal crack across the entire face).

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    Weather station 3.2 miles from here

    4 Total Climbing Routes

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