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Mad Cow Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Location: 38.39329, -121.98694 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Brian Quiter on Nov 4, 2004
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The Mad Cow Boulder is one of the smaller rocks of the Hillcrest boulders, but has some fun problems and is your best bet for warming up. The Mad Cow Boulder is almost perfectly vertical and though fairly short, it's still just tall enough you wouldn't want to fall off the top without a pad. This boulder is known for it's unique bread loaf pinches, high quality solid rock and perfectly flat groomed landing, so long as the Mad Cows stay off it in the winter!

Getting There 

Walk off Hillcrest drive and head a little right through the closed gate. Once through the gate, follow the main trail meandering through a nice boulder field. After a minute or so the trail will turn left and the Mad Cow Boulder will be easily identified sitting almost in the path of the trail strait ahead of you.

Climbing Season

For the Hillcrest Boulders area.

Weather station 1.4 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Naked Launch V5 6C  California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Mad Cow Boulder
Same start as Naked Lunch/Lunge. Make your way up and slightly left to the slope-y crimps on the ledge about foot down and to the left of the good rail halfway up the face. Find good feet and launch to the sharp hold at the lip!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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