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Submitted By: Davi Rivas on Jul 26, 2011  with updates from Trevor Cox
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A group of 4-5 unique and varied boulders scattered along a dry riverbed, found at about mile 33 on Hwy 33. The Munson boulders exhibit everything from dynamic power moves to steep slab and arete climbing. The sandstone isn't bombproof in some areas, but there is more than enough solid rock to check this place out. You can't see a trail from the road, but you just walk through the knee deep brush and enter into this little nook of the Munson Boulders.

Due to their proximity to the road and nearby swimming holes, these boulders should probably see more traffic, but as of yet they do not. Worth checking out to the motivated climber.

Getting There 

Take Hwy 33 north from Ojai Pull into a turn-out on you right at mile marker 33.62. Boulders are seconds from the road.

Climbing Season

For the Hwy 33/Ojai Bouldering area.

Weather station 3.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Crux

The Seam V3 6A  California : Central Coast : ... : Munson Boulders
Same burly start as The Snail. Get to the okay crimp and rest then traverse your way through the crack that runs along the Boulder. Using techy feet and static movement until you hit the huge jug with your left (Crux) Different beta works for different people. Shorter climbers may have to find their own way. After you hit the jug you top out left on slippery feet. Awesome traverse with all kinds of movement and holds...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mile marker 33.62, Munson Boulders, Hwy 33.
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By andy patterson
From: Carpinteria, CA
Sep 9, 2015
Way to go, guys. I've always wondered about those little blocs. I think I recall Darren Odgers rummaging around there a few years ago, but I can't be sure. You could ask him. If anyone did climb there in the past, it was probably him.

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