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King Kong Rock Climbing 


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The Kong Boulder, Black Mountain

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Description 

Home to the Courier, Kong, and Summit Block boulders

Getting There 

Starting at Courier and following the rock SSE up the big hill that overlooks the campground

Climbing Season

For the Boulder Basin area.

Weather station 4.7 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',1],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in King Kong

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Kong:
Courier Flight (aka Bull Durham)   V6 7A     Boulder, 8'   Courier Boulder
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Featured Route For King Kong
Rock Climbing Photo: At the crux.  Photo by Tom Michael

The Emperor's New Clothes V3 6A  California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Kong Boulder
This is a proud face problem on the north side of the Kong Boulder. The holds are all slopers and smears, and require dry fingertips as well as an almost irrational trust in one's sticky rubber shoes. There's a definite crux - a bulge 10' up - but the whole thing is pretty entertaining. An old-school masterpiece....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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