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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: Matt working on the Pope's Prow

Pope's Prow V6 7A  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Mandala/Pope's Prow Boulder
This blunt arête has shattered the egos of many suitors. Eek your way up the polished prow by hugging the arête and using some small side pulls for the left hand. Top it off with a adrenaline infused mantle. A sit down start has been done (F.A. Randy Puro) and checks in at V8. Originally named for local hardman Mike Pope, although he claims he never climbed it. This problem is a real Bishop gem and should be attempted by any visiting climber; it is considered a proud send despit...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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