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Submitted By: Dan Dewell on Jun 14, 2003


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There are ~six problems on this boulder ranging from V4 to V7/V8 (left to right). Generally good rock, getting better the further uphill you travel. The landing on all but one of the problems are excellent, but a crash pad is recommended. Nothing too highball here.

Getting There 

This boulder is to the South of Mount Baldy. When heading up the trail to the area, swing to the south of Baldy and slightly downhill. There is a gallery-type of area leading downhill where the most frequented boulders are located. Lillipad is one of these boulders.

Climbing Season

For the Old Baldy Frontside area.

Weather station 0.6 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Me. Sloper. 2004.

Blake's Sloper V4 6B  South Dakota : The Needles Of Rushmore : ... : Lillipad Boulder
This route is a fun route that shouldn't be passed up. Start with your left hand on a one-two finger slot ( painful). Your right goes on a small crimpy Sloper (roughly the size of a credit card as Willy put it) right foot goes on a nice big incut. Deep breath and get ready for some bruising on the left hand fingers. Pull up stick the good Sloper with your right. You will see a large crystal that your left hand moves up to. From here the problem has a few Slopey moves that are easy to the top. I ...[more]   Browse More Classics in South Dakota

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By Greg Parker
From: Cardiff, CA
Jun 18, 2003
There are actually ten problems on this boulder, ranging from V1 to V7.
By Anonymous Coward
Jan 27, 2004
hey greg/blake/dan ...

what are some of the problems on the Lillipad Boulder b/t Frogonius V4 on the left and Polywogs V7 / Polyhogs V5/6 / Hogs V7?

just curious - thanx for any beta
By Greg Parker
From: Cardiff, CA
Jan 28, 2004
Starting from the far left and going right:No name V1/2 - this is around the corner. Start on an obvious flake/horn and go up to the slopey lip, then trend out right to some incut crimps to top out. Frogonius V3Dish Problem V3 - to the right of Frogonius about 4 ft. Kind of nondescript. Start standing up on some holds then go up on some more holds!Blake's (easier) Sloper Problem V4 - this thing is really good and is right in the middle of the boulder. Start standing up with a bad two finger scoop w/ your left hand and a BAD edge with your right. Move up to a dish/sloper w/ your right hand and a protruding crystal w/ your left hand, get your feet up and slap the sloper.Dogs V4 - This is a body width to the right of Blake's sloper problem. It climbs up the good gastons and sidepulls. Balancey and kind of hard. Frogs V7 - This climbs the obvious big belly more or less in the center of the boulder. Start standing grabbing a decent sidepull with your left hand and a weird pinch low w/ your right hand. Throw up and right to a small edge and then continue straight up via some small holds. Could have a sit start!Warm-up V0 - Climb the obvious groove using good incut crimpers. Harder if you start lower.Polywogs V6/7Polyhogs V5/6Hogs V7Travis problem V4 - this starts sitting down on the right-most corner of the boulder. Grab the right side of the Hogs rail w/ your left hand and a really bad sloper with your right. Reach up to a piece of junk with your right hand and go again to the top. Hard.

There you go! Hope it helps.
By Anonymous Coward
Jan 28, 2004
thanks greg for the beta!!!

sweet little boulder

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