Mushroom Boulder Rock Climbing
The Mushroom Boulder, Holcomb Valley Pinnacles
Hidden away in a less visited part of the Pinnacles is this monolithic boulder with a handful of routes ranging in difficulty from 5.9 to 5.12. Visible through the trees from the nearby parking area, this stone mushroom with it's distinctive cap features short but quality climbs on excellent stone.
Routes listed left to right: Gold Fever
(5.10a TR) Goldstrike
Starting from a large clearing southwest of the Pistol Whipped Wall
head west and then northwest along a narrow dirt road which leads to a large circular parking area. A 3 minute hike from the apex of the parking area along a trail will lead to the formation.
Climbing Season For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.
Weather station 4.7 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Mushroom Boulder
Goldstrike 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Mushroom Boulder
Thin moves (crux) off a boulder pass the first bolt and lead to better holds higher. Pass a horizontal crack and finish on nice plates to anchors at the top of the formation.Originally done with just two bolts (the 1st and 3rd) and gear in the horizontal it was later retrobolted to make the route better protected for climbers at the grade....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Mushroom Boulder - East Face