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Moon Boulder

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L to R R to L Alpha
Oceanus 
Sea of Tranquility 
Serpentine Ridge 

Moon Boulder Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 8,500'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 12, 2008
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Description 

More a small cliff than a boulder, the Moon Boulder is home to a number of easy to moderate highball/solos up a clean 20-25' face. Two of the best problems here are Serpentine Ridge (V0- R) and Sea of Tranquility (V1 R). Landings tend to be flat and clear of obstructions but this might be a good place to break out the BIG pad, although at a certain point falling is probably best avoided. An easy downclimb exists off the west (climber's left) side.

Getting There 

Located on the right side of the trail just past the Flash Gordon Boulder and directly behind a stand of four large pine trees.

Climbing Season

For the Flash Gordon Area area.

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['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',3],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Moon Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Moon Boulder:
Sea of Tranquility   V1 5 R     Boulder, 25'   
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Featured Route For Moon Boulder
Rock Climbing Photo: Serpentine Ridge Topo

Serpentine Ridge V0- 4- California : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Moon Boulder
Start immediately right of Oceanus and make some tricky lieback moves into a groove of sorts and then finish direct on incut jugs or work up right to a series of right-facing flakes. It's also possible to start this about 10' to the right via a series of balancy flakes and a two finger pocket at about V2 or so. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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