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Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder

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Devoted Traverse 
Mandala, The 
Pope's Prow 

Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,400'
Location: 37.32909, -118.57492 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Jan 14, 2007


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Pope's Prow/Mandala Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.


This beautiful boulder contains the famed 'Mandala' as well as several other notable classics.

Getting There 

Walk uphill from the Drifter Boulder.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilks Main area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder:
Devoted Traverse   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   
Pope's Prow   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
The Mandala   V12- 8A+     Boulder, 20'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Mandala.

The Mandala V12- 8A+  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder
This world renown problem was first climbed by Chris Sharma in the Spring of 2000, and fittingly, it represents the litmus test for the boulderer of the new millennium. The problem was originally a project tried by many strong climbers of the last decade or so, and it now stands as rite of passage for the new generation of boulderers. As a few holds have broken since Sharma’s ascent, the climb has become a tad harder and a new sequence has been developed. In the fall of 2002, during the Petz...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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